Ohne Titel. 1998. Watercolor and India ink drawing. Signed in bottom center as well as barely legibly dated "3.IV.98". On light board. 82 x 58 cm (32.2 x 22.8 in), the full sheet.
• Offered on the international auction market for the first time. • The artist found inspiration in folk art reverse glass paintings, which he first encountered in his childhood in Deutschbaselitz/Saxony. • Characteristic composition combining free watercolor painting and delicate India ink drawing. • The artist made the series "Melancholie" for the Reichstag in Berlin the same year.
This work is registered at the Archive Georg Baselitz, Munich. We are grateful to the archive for the kind suport in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Lower Saxony. Private collection Lower Saxony (acquired from aforementioned in 2004).