Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 207

 

207
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Felder und Sonne, 1944.
Watercolor and ink brush
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 45,000 / $ 52.200

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Felder und Sonne. 1944.
Watercolor and ink brush.
Lower right signed and inscribed with the work number "4424". Verso titled. On creme wove paper. 50 x 68.5 cm (19.6 x 26.9 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Privately-owned for more than 30 years.
• Characteristic landscape in strong colors by the great German expressionist.
• Dramatic combination of elegant-calligraphic contours of the ink brush drawing and the expressive, glazing watercolors
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The work is documented in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation.

PROVENANCE: In the possession of the artist (until at least 1949).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (inherited from aforementioned in 2002).

EXHIBITION: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Aquarelle aus den Jahren 1943-1946, Schlossbergmuseum Chemnitz, Chemnitz 1946, cat. no. 16.
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Aquarelle und Pinselzeichnungen aus den Jahren 1942-1944, exhibition of Galerie Henning in Halle (Saale), January 1949, cat. no. 17 with illu.




207
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Felder und Sonne, 1944.
Watercolor and ink brush
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 45,000 / $ 52.200

(incl. 25% surcharge)