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Sale: 486 / Art of the 20/21 Century III, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 291

Lot description
Felsen und Bäume. 1913.
Oil on cardboard.
Wöbkemeier 21. Signed and dated in lower left, verso signed, dated and titled presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. Verso also twice inscribed with the number "62" on Emil Spaeth's list of pictures, also by a hand other than that of the artist. 60.5 x 35.6 cm (23.8 x 14 in).
This work is also mentioned in the hand-written "Bilderliste" (documenting the early period of Dexel's creation) of Emil Spaeth (an acquaintance of Walter Dexel) from 1915. It carries the entry: "Felsen u. Bäume bei Fischhausen, in Blau u. Gelbgrün. Nadelbäume ragend in die Luft. Stärkster japanischer Einfluss wie überhaupt in dieser Periode. [..] Kontur stark, nach innen in die Helligkeit. Wie die Bäume als feines Filigran gegen die Helligkeit." In the 1960s Dexel examined the list and added his annotations. [CH].

PROVENANCE: Private collection Lower Saxony.

LITERATURE: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 891st auction, June 03, 2006, lot 668.

Called up: June 8, 2019 - ca. 12.13 h +/- 20 min.

Walter Dexel
Felsen und Bäume, 1913.
Oil on cardboard
€ 6,000 - 8,000

$ 6,780 - 9,040


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