Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 430

 
430
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ohne Titel, 1953.
Watercolor and ink brush drawing
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 42,500 / $ 51.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ohne Titel. 1953.
Watercolor and ink brush drawing.
Claesges 53-025. Lower right signed and dated. Inscribed by Elisabeth Nay-Scheibler on the reverse. On paper. 24.2 x 33.9 cm (9.5 x 13.3 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• Privately-owned for 45 years.
• For trhe first time ever on the international auction market.
• Dynamic work in strong colors from the series of the "Rhythmical Pictures".
• Harmonious interplay of expressive, graphic structures and freely floating color fields.
• In his entirely abstract works from the 1950s Nay found the "most energetic liberation of the color" (quote from: Claesges, p. 11)
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PROVENANCE: Elisabeth Nay-Scheibler (1927-2020), Cologne.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1976).

430
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ohne Titel, 1953.
Watercolor and ink brush drawing
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 42,500 / $ 51.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)