Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 138

 

138
Emil Nolde
Betende (Theaterszene), Um 1910/11.
Watercolor and India ink
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,600
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 53.674

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Betende (Theaterszene). Um 1910/11.
Watercolor and India ink.
Signed in lower right. On brownish paper. 22 x 17.2 cm (8.6 x 6.7 in), size of sheet.
This sheet presumably depicts a scene from Goethe's Faust directed by Max Reinhardt and premiered at the Deutsches Theater in Berli. [SM].
• Made in the metropolis Berlin in winter 1910/11.
• Nolde loved Berlin's lively theater world.
• Marvelous example of the expressive reduction of the figure and the colors' independence
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Accompanied by a photo expertise by Prof. Dr. Manfred Reuther, Klockries, from May 2, 2021. The watercolor is listed in the Archive Reuther with the number "Nolde A - 204/2021".

PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.
Private collection Germany.




138
Emil Nolde
Betende (Theaterszene), Um 1910/11.
Watercolor and India ink
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,600
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 53.674

(incl. 25% surcharge)