Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 384

 
384
Gert H. Wollheim
Das unentdeckte Land (Shakespeare-Hamlet), 1967.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,800
Sold:
€ 27,500 / $ 33.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Das unentdeckte Land (Shakespeare-Hamlet). 1967.
Oil on panel.
Euler-Schmidt/Osterhof 760. Signd and dated in lower left. Verso signed, dated and titled ("Shakespeare-Hamlet) The undiscovered country" and inscribed "K 453 a" and "New York" . 121.8 x 244 cm (47.9 x 96 in).
The catalog raisonné Euler-Schmidt/Osterhof 760 mentions that the work consists of two individual parts. This is one part of it. In the artist's original frame and object box.
• Large format with an impressive abundance of figures
• Showing elements from paintings by Pieter Breugels the Elder and Hieronymus Bosch
• Peculiar synthesis of Renaissance and Surrealism
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection USA.
Private collection.

LITERATURE: Mona Wollheim, Gert H. Wollheim - Gedanke und Werk, Munich 1977, pp. 100-101 (with illu.).

384
Gert H. Wollheim
Das unentdeckte Land (Shakespeare-Hamlet), 1967.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,800
Sold:
€ 27,500 / $ 33.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)