Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 439

 

439
Otto Mueller
Badeszene mit vier Figuren, Haus und Boot, Um 1914.
Lithograph, with watercolors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 19.125

(incl. surcharge)
Badeszene mit vier Figuren, Haus und Boot. Um 1914.
Lithograph, with watercolors.
Karsch 47 II. Signed and inscribed by hand in bottom margin. One of ca. 2 copies. On yellowish copper plate printing paper. 32.6 x 43.3 cm (12.8 x 17 in). Sheet: 35,9 x 49,6 cm (14,1 x 19,5 in).
[AM].
• Unique object.
• Extremely rare print with watercolors
• The bather motif, which is of key relevance in Mueller's oeuvre, in a balanced multi-figure composition
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.

"Just as it was Otto Mueller's intention to express sensation with the greatest possible simplicity, he used the colors for his lithographs sparingly and with caution." (Johann Georg Prinz von Hohenzollern/ Maria-Andreas von Lüttichau, Otto Mueller. Eine Retrospektive, Munich 2003, p.183)




439
Otto Mueller
Badeszene mit vier Figuren, Haus und Boot, Um 1914.
Lithograph, with watercolors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 19.125

(incl. surcharge)