Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 103

 
103
Mattheus Josephus Lau
Die Predigt, Ca. 1913.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 22.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Die Predigt. Ca. 1913.
Oil on canvas.
Signed in lower left. 160 x 140 cm (62.9 x 55.1 in). [SM].

• Exhibited along with works by August Macke, Max Ernst and Heinrich Campendonck at Flechtheim in 1914.
• One of the very rare works by the artist on the international auction market.
• Part of the exceptional Expressionism collection of Dr. Hans Koch, Düsseldorf.
• Mattheus Lau was a close frined of Franz Radziwill
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Flechtheim, Düsseldorf (1914 - 1917 the latest).
Collection Dr. Hans Koch, Düsseldorf (acquired from the above presumably between 1914 and 1917).
Galerie Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf.
Private collection Hesse.

EXHIBITION: Paul Baum, Walther Ophey, Rheinische Expressionisten, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Düsseldorf, May 9 - 27, 1914, no. 80, cat. with illu. on p. 23.
Überblick 2005, Galerie Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf, May 24 - August 13, 2005, no. 1, cover of ex. cat.
Thé Lau. Mattheus Josephus Lau (1889-1958), Kranenburgh Museum, Bergen/Netherlands, October 15, 2006 - March 4, 2007, cat. with illu. on p. 16.

103
Mattheus Josephus Lau
Die Predigt, Ca. 1913.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 22.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)