Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 70

 
70
Wolfgang Mattheuer
Donau bei Nagymaros, 1959.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 20.825

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Donau bei Nagymaros. 1959.
Oil on cardboard.
Verso signed, dated, titled, numbered "3" and inscribed with the artist's address. 25.8 x 36 cm (10.1 x 14.1 in). [CH].

• Made during Mattheuer‘s first trip through Hungary in 1959
• For the first time offered on the auction market
• Part of a Saxonian private collection since it was made
• In 2007 the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts dedicated an exhibiton to Mattheuer‘s landscapes
• His landscapes reveal the famous artist representative of the Leipzig School as a late heir of German Romanticism
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The work will be included into the digital catlog raisonné with the number 59/36 and will be published in the next extended edition of the catalog raisonné. We are grateful to Galerie Schwind for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Germany (acquired from the artist around 1959).
Private collection Saxony (inherited from aforementioned).

70
Wolfgang Mattheuer
Donau bei Nagymaros, 1959.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 20.825

(incl. 25% surcharge)