Sale: 459 / Modern Art I, Dec. 09. 2017 in Munich Lot 643

 
643
Alfons Walde
Luis Trenker "Sonne über Sorasass", 1953.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 92,500 / $ 110.075

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Luis Trenker "Sonne über Sorasass". 1953.
Oil and gouache on board laminated with paper.
Lower left signed. Verso signed, dated "Kitzbühl 1.3.1953." and with artist's stamp. Verso with dedication from Luis Trenker to his son Florian: "Meinem lieben Florian / zum Geburtstag am 18. XII.1962 / Pa Luis." sowie von diesem ein weiteres Mal gewidmet "Für Nesti mit vielem Dank. / für die gute Hilfe in schlechter Zeit! / Herzlichst Flore / 14.6.1990". 18.2 x 13.5 cm (7.1 x 5.3 in) , almost the full sheet.
Model for the cover of Trenker's book "Sonne über Sorasass", released in 1953.
Impressive artistc document of the cooperation between the acclaimed mountain painter Alfons Walde and the famous Southern Tyrolian mountaineer Luis Trenker.
With a written expert report by Peter Konzert dated 14th december 2017.

PROVENANCE: Louis Trenker (1953–1962).
Florian Trenker (1962–1990).
Private collection Bolzano (gifted from aforementioned in 1990).

643
Alfons Walde
Luis Trenker "Sonne über Sorasass", 1953.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 92,500 / $ 110.075

(incl. 25% surcharge)