Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 65

Hans Hartung
Sans titre (24 mai 1975), 1975.
Mixed media. Acrylic and collage on firm board
€ 40,000 - 60,000

$ 45,600 - 68,400

Lot description
Sans titre (24 mai 1975). 1975.
Mixed media. Acrylic and collage on firm board.
Signed and dated in lower left. 36 x 55.8 cm (14.1 x 21.9 in).

• The formal strength and reduced colors make this compsotiiton so unqiue.
• One of the rare works in which Hartung combines his abstract line arangements with collaged elements.
• The Musée de la Ville de Paris lately honored the founding father of Informalism with a grand retrospective exhibition (October 11, 2019 - March 1, 2020)
The work is registered in the archive of the Fondation Hans Hartung et Anna-Eva Bergmann, Antibes, and will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona (1977).
Galeria Sebastià Jané, Barcelona.
Presumably private collection Barcelona.
Galeri Setareh, Düsseldorf (with a label on rear of the frame).

EXHIBITION: Hans Hartung, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona 1977.
Hans Hartung, Pintura 1973-1977, Galeria Sebastià Jané, September - October 1990, p. 7.

LITERATURE: Rafael Santos Torroella, Hartung. Olis i aiguades damunt cartró, Barcelona 1977, p. 103, no. 43.
"There is no doubt that black is my favorite color An absolute, cold, deep and intensive black. And I love colors that allow for strong contrasts."
Hans Hartung, quote after: Franz-W. Kaiser et al, Hartung x 3, no place, 2003, p. 214.

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 14.04 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Hans Hartung "Sans titre (24 mai 1975)"
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Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2.4% including statutory sales tax.