Sale: 466 / Modern Art II, June 07. 2018 in Munich Lot 26

 

26
August Macke
Türke und Europäer, 1914.
Drawing
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,040
Sold:
€ 7,500 / $ 8.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Türke und Europäer. 1914.
Copying pencil Drawing.
Heiderich 2550. Verso dated and titled by Elisabeth Macke and with the estate stamp, there with inscription "TuZ 57". On smooth wove paper. 14.4 x 8.8 cm (5.6 x 3.4 in) , size of sheet.
This drawing from a sketchbook was made during Macke's and Klee's journey through Tunisia in April 1914. [CH].

We are grateful to Ursula Heiderich, Syke, for her kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (with the estate stamp).
Galerie Utermann, Dortmund.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from aforementioned in 1986).

EXHIBITION: August Macke. Handzeichnungen und Aquarelle, Kunsthalle Bremen 1964/65, cat. no. 292.
August Macke 1887-1914. Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster; Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn; Kaiser-Wilhelm-Museum, Krefeld 1976/77, cat. no. 289, illu. on p. 224.
Die Tunisreise. Klee, Macke, Moilliet, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster; Städtisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, 1982/83, cat. no. 117, illu. on p. 242.
August Macke zum 100. Geburtstag, Galerie Utermann, Dortmund 1986, cat. no. 47 (with color illu.).

LITERATURE: Janice Mary McCullagh, August Macke and the Vision of Paradise. An Iconographic Analysis (Diss.), Austin/Texas 1980, p. 44, illu. on p. 197, no. 45.
August Macke. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster; Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München 1986/87, p. 113, illu. no. 30.




26
August Macke
Türke und Europäer, 1914.
Drawing
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,040
Sold:
€ 7,500 / $ 8.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)