Sale: 439 / Modern Art II, Dec. 08. 2016 in Munich Lot 106

 
106
Käthe Loewenthal
Sommer im Dorf, 1925.
Pastel
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 5,375 / $ 6.235

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Sommer im Dorf. 1925.
Pastel and color chalk.
Lower left monogrammed. On wove paper. 37 x 26 cm (14.5 x 10.2 in), the full sheet.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.

LITERATURE: Käthe Loewenthal 1877-1942, Ein Erinnerungsbuch, Munich 1985.
Käthe Loewenthal. Landschaften, ex. cat. Ignaz-Günther-Haus, Stadtmuseum, Munich 1992.
Rainer Zimmermann, Expressiver Realismus. Malerei der verschollenen Generation, Munich 1994.

Essay
Expressive composition in brilliant colors from the very talented and then well-known artist who monogrammed all her works "KL". The few preserved works by Käthe Loewenthal, who died after her deportation to the concentration camp Izbica, can be regarded as true gems.
106
Käthe Loewenthal
Sommer im Dorf, 1925.
Pastel
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 5,375 / $ 6.235

(incl. 25% surcharge)