Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 211

 
211
Christian Rohlfs
Mutter und Kinder, Um 1928.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 72,000
Sold:
€ 75,000 / $ 90.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Mutter und Kinder. Um 1928.
Oil on canvas.
Vogt 733. 107 x 220 cm (42.1 x 86.6 in).

• Singular, monumental work in the oeuvre of the great German expressionist.
• The artist's largest work offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com) to date.
• Other works by the artist are at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, or the Louvre, Paris.
• Some of his works were shown in the "Degenerate Art" exhibition in Munich in 1937.
• In 1955 some works were exhibited posthumously at documenta 1 in Kassel
.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Galerie Boisseré, Cologne (with a gallery label on the stretcher).
Corporate collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

211
Christian Rohlfs
Mutter und Kinder, Um 1928.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 72,000
Sold:
€ 75,000 / $ 90.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)