Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 224

 
224
Marc Chagall
L'arbre bleu et le coq rouge, 1959.
Porcelain, painted
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
L'arbre bleu et le coq rouge. 1959.
Porcelain, painted.
Signed in lef,t as well as signed and dated on the underside. Diameter: 26 cm (10.2 in).
The plate painted by Marc Chagall comes from the collection of Peter A. Ade (1913-2005), first director of the Kunsthalle of the Hypo-Kulturstiftung (1985-1999) and former director of Haus der Kunst in Munich (1950-1982). In his role, Ade maintained close contact with numerous artists throughout his life, including Marc Chagall, Hans Purrmann, Oskar Kokoschka and Giacomo Manzù. [CH].
• Part of the Peter A. Ade Collection (1913-2005, former director Haus der Kunst, Kunsthalle Hypo-Kulturstiftung) for almost 50 years.
• Ceramics or painted porcelain designed by Marc Chagall are rarely found on the international auction market.
• In charming, small sketches, Chagall shows some characteristic figurative elements of his painting: the rooster, the goat, an elongated figure with flowing forms, a blooming tree and a small row of houses (cf. "I and the Village" 1911, museum of Modern Art)
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PROVENANCE: Collection Peter A. Ade (1913-2005), Munich (gifted from the artist).
Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate (acquired from the above).

LITERATURE: Christie's, London, Impressionist and Modern Art, November 28, 2007, p. 91, lot 151 (with illu.).

224
Marc Chagall
L'arbre bleu et le coq rouge, 1959.
Porcelain, painted
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)