Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 484

 
484
Xanti Alexander Schawinsky
Gala, 1925.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 33,000
Sold:
€ 37,500 / $ 41.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Gala. 1925.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated in upper right. Signed and titled on verso of the canvas. 48.5 x 30.5 cm (19 x 12 in).
[CE].
• Next to "ICH", which is also offered in this auction, this is another great work from his days at the Bauhaus..

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Private collection Switzerland (verso with the label).
Private collection Netherlands.

EXHIBITION: Xanti Schawinsky (Reihe "Un museo oggi"), Galleria Communale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, in cooperation with the Bauhaus Archive, Berlin, May 1 - June 8, 1975, p. 114, illu. on p. 62.
Xanti Schawinsky, Malerei, Bühne, Grafikdesign, Fotografie, Bauhaus Archive, Berlin 1986, cat. no. 2, mit Abb. S. 29.
Netherlands, bauhaus – pioneers of a new world, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, February 09 – May 26, 2019.

"I am the ghost that haunts the Bauhaus."
Xanti Schawinsky, quote from: www.schawinsky.com/bio

484
Xanti Alexander Schawinsky
Gala, 1925.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 33,000
Sold:
€ 37,500 / $ 41.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)