Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 141

 
141
Hermann Max Pechstein
Steilküste und Sonnenspiegelung, Um 1922.
Oil on board with canvas structure, mounted on ...
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 36,000
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 48.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Steilküste und Sonnenspiegelung. Um 1922.
Oil on board with canvas structure, mounted on panel.
Soika 1922/50. Lower left barely legibly monogrammed "HMP" and dated by a hand other than that of the artist. 37.2 x 48 cm (14.6 x 18.8 in).

• Atmospheric depiction of an evening at Pechstein's much-loved Baltic coast in an unsual image detail.
• Nature and life in the remote Pommeranian fishing villages Rowe and Leba were a great source of inspiration for Pechstein in the 1920s.
• Other Leba views from the same year are in possession of, among others, the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Deutschen Bank Collection, Frankfurt/Main, the Stiftung Moritzburg, Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle, the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk/Virginia, and the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego/California
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse (1996 until ca. 2006).
Private collection USA (as of 2006, Villa Grisebach Auctions, December 2, 2006, lot 201).

LITERATURE: Auction house Wolff, Karlsruhe, October 31, 1986, lot 95.
Sotheby's, London, December 2, 1987, lot 199.
Villa Grisebach Auctions, Berlin, 141st auction, December 2, 2006, lot 201.

141
Hermann Max Pechstein
Steilküste und Sonnenspiegelung, Um 1922.
Oil on board with canvas structure, mounted on ...
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 36,000
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 48.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)