Sale: 514 / Evening Sale, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 263

 
263
Otto Piene
Dürers Traum 1, 1966/1974.
Mixed media. Oil, traces of fire and smoke on c...
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 36,300
Sold:
€ 125,000 / $ 151.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Dürers Traum 1. 1966/1974.
Mixed media. Oil, traces of fire and smoke on canvas.
Verso signed, dated and titled. Once more titled on the folded canvas. 76.5 x 102 cm (30.1 x 40.1 in). [SM].

• For his work Otto Piene adapt's Dürer's dream to make his story subject to another force of nature: fire.
• The element fire, which leaves traces on the image carrier, is of fundamental significance for the overall artistic function in Piene's work.
• A typical, outstandingly balanced fire picture from the early days of 'ZERO'
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf.
Collection Haniel, Duisburg (acquired from aforementioned in 2008).

263
Otto Piene
Dürers Traum 1, 1966/1974.
Mixed media. Oil, traces of fire and smoke on c...
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 36,300
Sold:
€ 125,000 / $ 151.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)