Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 112

 
112
Georg Baselitz
Gebückter, 1977.
Linocut. Oil-based paint on board
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 79.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Gebückter. 1977.
Linocut. Oil-based paint on board.
Signed, dated and inscribed "Nr.2". 2nd trial proof. On board. 200 x 98.5 cm (78.7 x 38.7 in). Sheet: 270 x 156,5 cm (106,3 x 61,6 in).
[SL].
• This monumental linocut shows a male body in a very simple yet highly expressive posture.
• Symbolism is always present in the works of Georg Baselitz and gains additional power by putting this archaic motif upside down.
• Rare large-size print, which has only been offered twice on the international auction market (source: www.artnet.de)
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PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg.

LITERATURE: Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH, Die Sammlung Haniel, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag, Tübingen, Berlin 2010, with color illu. on p. 206.

112
Georg Baselitz
Gebückter, 1977.
Linocut. Oil-based paint on board
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 79.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)