Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 202

 
202
Karl Hartung
Zeichen, Um 1949.
Bronze with dark gray, partly dark-brown lighte...
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 55,000 / $ 65.450

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Zeichen. Um 1949.
Bronze with dark gray, partly dark-brown lightened patina and the original wooden base.
Krause 426. 53. Hight: 53 cm (20.8 in). Base: 4 x 19,5 x 19 cm (1,5 x 7,6 x 7,4 in).
Lifetime cast. [EH].
For the first time offered on the international art market.
Artistic position between figuration and abstraction.
From the group of the "Durchlöcherte Form" (Perforated Form), made as of 1935
One of the last rare lifetime casts
Shown at Biennale V. São Paolo (1959)
.

From an edition of 7 copies.

PROVENANCE: Estate Karl Hartung.

EXHIBITION: Karl Hartung, Haus am Waldsee Berlin 1952, no. 82-
Deutscher Künstlerbund, 6th exhibition, Düsseldorf, 1956, no. 482
Tystk Nutidskonst veranstaltet vom Deutscher Kunstrat, Stockholm 1956, no. 26
Abstrakte Kunst - Ausstellung deutscher Maler und Bildhauer, Kulturhaus Ludwigshafen, 1957, no. 141 with illu.
Biennale São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1959, no. 8 illu. on p. 121 (with a label on the base).

202
Karl Hartung
Zeichen, Um 1949.
Bronze with dark gray, partly dark-brown lighte...
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 55,000 / $ 65.450

(incl. 25% surcharge)