Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 449

 
449
Gabriele Münter
Clematis, 1947.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 45,600
Sold:
€ 65,000 / $ 74.100

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Clematis. 1947.
Oil on cardboard.
Lower left signed. Verso of board "Clematis a" presuambly by the hand of the artist, as well as inscribed with the work number "6/47. 46 x 37.5 cm (18.1 x 14.7 in).
Verso of the cardboard with an affixed piece of paper inscribed by the hand of the previous owner (transl.): "In late October 1954 my longtime patient Gabriele Münter (* 19.II.1877) gave me this picture. I will never forget the moment the old lady signed the picture right in front of our eyes.".
Present from the artist to her optometrist
In possession of the family for 70 years
.
Accompanied by a written confirmation from the Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation, Munich, from 8 December, 2017. The work is mentioned in the artist's workbook with the number 6 and the title 'Clematis a'.

PROVENANCE: Present from the artist to the previous owner (with his respective note on verso)
Private collection Southern Germany (since in family ownership).

449
Gabriele Münter
Clematis, 1947.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 45,600
Sold:
€ 65,000 / $ 74.100

(incl. 25% surcharge)