Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 489

 

489
Bernard Schultze
Der Zauberberg im Scharlachfieber, 1988.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 10,200
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 11.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Der Zauberberg im Scharlachfieber. 1988.
Oil on canvas.
Diederich/Herrmann 88/23. Signed and dated in lower right, as well as signed, dated and titled on the reverse. 160 x 145 cm (62.9 x 57 in). [CH].

• Offered on the international auction market for the first time.
• Schultze references both Thomas Mann's 1924 novel "Der Zauberberg", as well as its two protagonists Castorp and Peeperkorn who fight against high fever.
• The artist is one of the most famous representatives of German Informalism.
• He participated in the documenta in Kassel in 1959, 1964 and 1977.
• Schultze's works are in possession of , among others, the Tate Gallery, London, the Folkwang Museums, Essen, and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse (acquired from the artist).
Private collection Hesse (acquired from the above in the 1990s).




489
Bernard Schultze
Der Zauberberg im Scharlachfieber, 1988.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 10,200
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 11.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)