Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 238

 
238
Stephan Balkenhol
Frau in rotem Bikini, Wohl 2000.
Woodsculpture. Figure column made of wawa wood,...
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 47.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Frau in rotem Bikini. Wohl 2000s.
Woodsculpture. Figure column made of wawa wood, with colors.
Height of figure: 45.5 cm (17.9 in). Total dimensions: 165,5 x 24 x 23,5 cm (65,1 x 9,4 x 9,3 in).
[SM].
• Balkenhol's sculptures are timeless: they are types, art characters
• Balkenhol uses the classic form of wood sculpting and returns to the primal technique of this genre
• Balkenhol's sculptures seem as if they came into existence in a calm and unpretentious moment, with no emphasized gestures and characterized by strong intentional balance
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Great Britain.

"First of all, I create my sculptures for myself."
Stephan Balkenhol in an interview in 2009

238
Stephan Balkenhol
Frau in rotem Bikini, Wohl 2000.
Woodsculpture. Figure column made of wawa wood,...
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 47.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)