Sale: 424 / Modern Art, June 11./13. 2015 in Munich Lot 85

 

85
Roberto Iras Baldessari
Knabenbildnis, 1928/29.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,390
Sold:
€ 5,250 / $ 5.932

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Knabenbildnis. 1928/29.
Oil on board.
57.2 x 48.5 cm (22.5 x 19 in).

This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed by Maurizio Scudiero, Rovereto.

PROVENANCE: Collection Hess-Kron, Zurich.
Private collection Southern Germany.

In this dreamy portrait of a boy Baldessari approximates the art of New Objectivity, especially works by Georg Schrimpf come to mind. The subject emanates a certain remoteness from the world, which is a rare feature of Italian painting. [KD]



85
Roberto Iras Baldessari
Knabenbildnis, 1928/29.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,390
Sold:
€ 5,250 / $ 5.932

(incl. 25% surcharge)