Sale: 425 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 12./13. 2015 in Munich Lot 303

 
303
Zao Wou-Ki
Paysage au soleil, 1950.
Etching in colors
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,640
Sold:
€ 4,750 / $ 5.510

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Paysage au soleil. 1950.
Etching in colors.
Rivière 40. Ågerup 39. Signed, inscribed "epreuve d'essai" and with a personal dedication. On wove paper by Rives (with watermark). 24.7 x 24.7 cm (9.7 x 9.7 in). Sheet: 56 x 38,4 cm (22 x 15,1 in).
Printed by G. Leblanc, Paris. Published by La Guilde internationale de la Gravure, Paris. [EH].

PROVENANCE: Nesto Jacometti, Locarno (verso with estate stamp).

Essay
Chinese traditions are quite obvious in Zao Wou-Ki's early graphic sheets. However, he neglected Chinese art, as, in his mind, it had only made imitations as of the 16th century
303
Zao Wou-Ki
Paysage au soleil, 1950.
Etching in colors
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,640
Sold:
€ 4,750 / $ 5.510

(incl. 25% surcharge)