Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 69

 
69
Gerhard Altenbourg
Jahrmarkt und Einsamkeit, 1956.
India ink and pencil Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 90,000 / $ 107.100

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Jahrmarkt und Einsamkeit. 1956.
India ink and pencil Watercolor.
Janda 56/3. Lower left signed, dated and titled. On wove paper. 74 x 70.5 cm (29.1 x 27.7 in), the full sheet.
[SL/KT].
• Particularly sophisticated interpretation of the fun fair motif in Altenbourg‘s creation
• Imaginative poetic work with a tremendous richness of detail and executed with great technical virtuosity
• For the first time offered on the auction market
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Springer, Berlin (West).
Collection Ernst Jürgen Kirchertz, Hülsede.
Private collection Rhineland.

EXHIBITION: Gerhard Altenbourg. Arbeiten auf Papier und Graphik, Kunstverein Ulm, July 15 - August 18, 1990.

LITERATURE: Dieter Brusberg (editor), Gerhard Altenbourg. Werk-Verzeichnis 1947-1969, in cooperation with Annegret Janda, Hanover 1969, p. 160.

69
Gerhard Altenbourg
Jahrmarkt und Einsamkeit, 1956.
India ink and pencil Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 90,000 / $ 107.100

(incl. 25% surcharge)