Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 161

 

161
Hans Purrmann
Palmen vor Villa in Sorrent, 1951.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Palmen vor Villa in Sorrent. 1951.
Oil on canvas.
Lenz/Billeter 1951/13. Lower left signed and inscribed with a persanal dedication "An Frau Kiesel". 40 x 48.3 cm (15.7 x 19 in).

• For a long time part of the collection of Sophie Kiesel, the wife of the former director of the Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern, Carl M. Kiesel (1903-1971).
• Italophile: The colorful depiction of Sorrento was created during one of the numerous summer stays in Italy.
• The villa is possibly Villa Gorki, which plays a prominent role in the works the artist made that summer (Lenz / Billeter 1951 / 20-23)
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The work is listed in the archive with the number 213.

PROVENANCE: Collection Sophie Kiesel, Kaiserslautern (gifted from the artist, inscribed with her name on the reverse).
Private collection Berlin.
Private collection Berlin (acquired from the above).

EXHIBITION: Der Maler Hans Purrmann. Ölgemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Graphik von 1898-1960, Kunstverein Hannover, 1960, cat. no. 161.
Hans Purrmann. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Graphik. Ausstellung zum hundertjährigen Jubiläum des Staatlichen Hans-Purrmann-Gymnasiums, Speyer 1979, cat. no. 45.

LITERATURE: Arno Winterberg, Heidelberg, 59th auction, 1999, lot 2494.




161
Hans Purrmann
Palmen vor Villa in Sorrent, 1951.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)