Sale: 466 / Modern Art II, June 07. 2018 in Munich Lot 56

 
56
Arthur Segal
Bahndamm im Schnee, 1910.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,100
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 19.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Bahndamm im Schnee. 1910.
Oil on cardboard.
Barely legibly signed and dated in lower right. Verso with title and with the artist's hand-written addrees note. 31 x 44.5 cm (12.2 x 17.5 in).

This work has been unknown to date and is offered for the first time.
We are grateful to Dr. Pavel Liska, Prague, for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Willi Nienburg, Hamburg (verso with note of ownership, presumably directly from teh artist, since in possession of the family).
Private collection Hamburg (as presentfrom aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: III. Exhibition of Neue Sezession, Berlin, Paintings, February to April 1911, cat. no. 47 (here with title "Eisenbahnbrücke").

LITERATURE: Cf. for the larger version of same composition: Wulf Herzogenrath und Pavel Li¨ka, Arthur Segal 1875-1944, Köln/Berlin/Regensburg/Ascona/Tel Aviv 1988, ex. cat., illu. p. 82.
".based on such a solid drawing, Arthur Segal ia real Pointillist [.]. Segal knows that one should not imitate and finds a brutal solution, both in terms of colors and drawing, uses only fundamental colors and that without even merging them on the canvas." - Rembrandt (Iser) (friend of the artist Segals), Salonul oficial, in: Flacâra, 1911-1912, pp. 230ff.

56
Arthur Segal
Bahndamm im Schnee, 1910.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,100
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 19.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)