Sale: 486 / Art of the 20/21 Century III, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 328

 
328
Werner Gilles
Stillleben mit Muschel und Abakus, 1955.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 6,000
Sold:
€ 6,250 / $ 7.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Stillleben mit Muschel und Abakus. 1955.
Oil on canvas , laid on fiberboard panel.
Not in Schwengers any longer. Signed and dated in center at bottom. Ca. 33 x 44 cm (12.9 x 17.3 in).
A major work by Werner Heldt with the same notable provenance is offered in our Evening Sale 489. [CH].

PROVENANCE: Galerie Reitzenstein-Seel (Eberhard Seel), Berlin.
Collection Hubertus Wald, Hamburg (acquired from aforementioned in 1956).
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from aforementioned in 2012).

EXHIBITION: Deutscher Künstlerbund. Sixth exhibition, Am Ehrenhof, Düsseldorf May 2 - June 8, 1956, cat. no. 146 (with illu. in black and white).

LITERATURE: Die Sammlung Hubertus und Renate Wald, Hamburg 1998, p. 114 (with color illu. on p. 115).
Christie’s London, Auction 8051, Impressionist/Modern Day Sale, February 8, 2012, lot 409.

328
Werner Gilles
Stillleben mit Muschel und Abakus, 1955.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 6,000
Sold:
€ 6,250 / $ 7.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)