Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 449

 

449
Willi Baumeister
Tertiär-Gestalt, 1933.
Charcoal and Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 14,750 / $ 15.045

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Tertiär-Gestalt. 1933.
Charcoal and Pencil drawing.
Ponert 466. Signed and dated in lower left. Lower right numbered "205" (in circle). On light creme board. 49.5 x 41 cm (19.4 x 16.1 in), the full sheet.
[KT].
• Made the year that was crucial for Baumeister, as he increasingly devoted himself to hand drawings after the defamation as painter
• Baumeister virtuously explores the possibilities of the simple, discolored materials of charcoal and pencil and gives them an impressively nuanced suggestive power
• Primal symbolic and organic forms, etc. inspired by prehistoric painting, shaped the important series of "Eidos" pictures from 1938 to 1941
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PROVENANCE: Private collection (presumably directly from the artist).
Collection Olbricht.
Galerie Orangerie-Reinz, Cologne (2001).
Private collection Rhineland.




449
Willi Baumeister
Tertiär-Gestalt, 1933.
Charcoal and Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 14,750 / $ 15.045

(incl. 25% surcharge)