Sale: 443 / Post War II, June 10. 2016 in Munich Lot 405

 
405
Wols (d.i. Wolfgang Schulze)
Ohne Titel, 1942.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,400
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 19.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ohne Titel. 1942.
Pen and India ink drawing.
Signed lower right. On light board, laid on hand-made paper. 27 x 18.7 cm (10.6 x 7.3 in). Backing paper: 36 x 28 cm (14,1 x 11 in).
The accentuation of the India ink drawing with color pens was carried out by a hand other than that of the artist at a later point. Erroneously inscribed with date "1939" below the sheet's edge by Gréty Wols. [SM].
Whirring India ink drawing made at teh cusp between Surrealism and gestural-informal abstraction.
With a photo expertise issued by Dr. Ewald Rathke, Frankfurt am Main, from 26 January 2016.

PROVENANCE: Artist's estate.
Marie-Claude Tubiana, Paris.

LITERATURE: Philipp Gutbrod, Wols, Die Arbeiten auf Papier (catalog raisonné), Dissertation at University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg 2003, no. A 263 (with illu.).

405
Wols (d.i. Wolfgang Schulze)
Ohne Titel, 1942.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,400
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 19.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)