Komposition mit Kreis. 1927. Color Pastel. Venzmer P II 1.27. 36 x 53 cm (14.1 x 20.8 in), the full sheet. [EH].
We are grateful to Dr. Alexander Klee, Vienna, for his kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Artist's estate. Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 37th auction lot 159 (with illu.). Sotheby's Berlin, 28 November, 1991, lot 67.
EXHIBITION: Adolf Hölzel. Pastelle, Zeichnungen, Glasfensterentwürfe, Galerie Gunzenhauser, München, 1 June - 29 July, 1989 (cat. no. 1, with illu.).
In the 1920s he made series of pastels, with which - next to windows for churches andsecular building - the artists was predominantly occupied in the last decade of his life. These works are particularly captivating for their innovative compository ideas.