Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 149

 
149
Carlo Mense
Selbstbildnis, 1918.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 - 24,000

 
$ 21,600 - 28,800

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Lot description
Selbstbildnis. 1918.
Oil on canvas.
Drenker-Nagels 34. Signed in lower right. With hand-written inscription "Selbstbildnis" on the stretcher. 45.5 x 34 cm (17.9 x 13.3 in). [SM].

• Striking self-portrait in typical New Objectivity manner.
• The depicted person emanates a fascinationg mysterious aura.
• Part of the exhibition "Magic Realism. Art in Weimar Germany 1919-1933" at Tate Modern in London in 2018/19
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland Palatinate (since 1985).
Galerie Berinson, Berlin (verso with the label).
Private collection Europe (since 2009).

EXHIBITION: Carlo Mense, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, October 10 - December 12, 1993.
Magic Realism. Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33, Tate Modern, London, July 30, 2018 - July 14, 2019, ex. cat. with illu. on p. 13.

LITERATURE: Van Ham, Cologne, auction on May 31, 2006, lot 422.
"I don't care much about the things happening around me, and even less about other people, that's always the same. The main thing [is] that I paint good pictures."
Mense in his autobiography from 1920, quote from: Klara Drenker-Nagels Carlo Mense. Sein Leben und Wrk von 1909 bis 1939, Cologne 1993, p. 13

Called up: June 18, 2021 - ca. 14.04 h +/- 20 min.

 


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