Sale: 479 / Classics of the 20th Century I, Dec. 08. 2018 in Munich Lot 835

 

835
Emil Nolde
Bärtiger Mann und Frau, Ca. 1931/1935.
Watercolor and opaque pigment
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 90,400
Sold:
€ 112,500 / $ 127.124

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Bärtiger Mann und Frau. Ca. 1931/1935.
Watercolor and opaque pigment.
Signed in lower right. On Japon. 31 x 24.5 cm (12.2 x 9.6 in), the full sheet.

Accompanied by a photo expertise in copy fromn Prof. Martin Urban, Seebüll, dated April 15, 1975.

PROVENANCE: Nolde Foundation Seebüll.
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd.
Kornfeld und Klipstein, 155th auction, Bern, June 11 to 13, 1975.
Artes Kunsthaus, Rheda-Wiedenbrück.
Private collection Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1986).
Private collection Schleswig-Holstein (inherited from aforementioned).

"My mind works slower than my creative gift. It is wonderful to witness the birth of figures in the picture, this often happens really quick, while the painter can't really fathom the process.“
Emil Nolde, quote from: Haftmann, Werner: Ungemalte Bilder1938-1945, Cologne 1963.




835
Emil Nolde
Bärtiger Mann und Frau, Ca. 1931/1935.
Watercolor and opaque pigment
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 90,400
Sold:
€ 112,500 / $ 127.124

(incl. 25% surcharge)