Komposition. Um 1930. Pastel. Verso with the estate stamp (Lugt 1258f). On flock coated paper. 38 x 50.5 cm (14.9 x 19.8 in), size of sheet.
• Large-sized work in strong colors. • Other works from this era are part of the collections of, among others, the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main, the mumok (Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig) in Vienna and the Sprengel Museum Hanover. • Today Adolf Hölzel is considered a pioneer of German abstraction, as his art theories inspired the later generation of artists around Oskar Schlemmer, Johannes Itten and other Bauhaus artists.
We are grateful to Dr. Alexander Klee, Vienna, for the kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: From the artis's estate. Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate. Private collection Baden-Württemberg.