Sale: 429 / Post War / Contemporary Art, Dec. 04./05. 2015 in Munich Lot 908

 
908
Horst Antes
Figure rouge, 1958-1960.
Egg and oil tempera
Estimate:
€ 100,000 / $ 117,000
Sold:
€ 143,750 / $ 168.187

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Figure rouge. 1958-1960.
Egg and oil tempera on canvas, originally doubled.
Signed and dated "59/60" lower right. Verso signed, dated "1958/59" and titled. 128 x 85 cm (50.3 x 33.4 in).

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Biennale de Paris, October 1959 (with exhibition label on stretcher).

Essay
Our painting, exhibited both in Baden-Baden as well as in Paris, counts among the most important iconographic works from Horst Antes' early period.
908
Horst Antes
Figure rouge, 1958-1960.
Egg and oil tempera
Estimate:
€ 100,000 / $ 117,000
Sold:
€ 143,750 / $ 168.187

(incl. 25% surcharge)