Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 233

 
233
Wojciech Fangor
B65, 1965.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 95,200
Sold:
€ 118,750 / $ 141.312

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
B65. 1965.
Oil on canvas.
Verso signed, dated and titled. 59.8 x 60.3 cm (23.5 x 23.7 in).

• Made the year of his important exhibition at MoMA.
• Characteristic work from the 1960s in unusual colors.
• The MoMA acquired a first work by the artist as early as in 1966
• The year marked a transition for Fangor: In 1964/65 the artist lived in West-Berlin, in 1965 he moved to England and eventually relocated to the US in 1966, also because of the increasing success he had overseas
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Springer, Berlin (verso of the stretcher with a typographically inscribed gallery label).
Private collection Great Britain (until 2007).
Private collection Poland.

LITERATURE: Sotheby's, New York, Auction 8294, Contemporary Art, February 26, 2007, lot. no. 174 (with color illu. on p. 188).

233
Wojciech Fangor
B65, 1965.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 80,000 / $ 95,200
Sold:
€ 118,750 / $ 141.312

(incl. 25% surcharge)