Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 144

 
144
Hermann Max Pechstein
Hecht auf Blättern, 1923.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,000
Sold:
€ 72,500 / $ 87.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Hecht auf Blättern. 1923.
Oil on canvas.
Soika 1923/11. Signed in lower right (in ligature) and dated. 62.5 x 90.5 cm (24.6 x 35.6 in). [CH].

• Offered on the international auction market for the first time.
• Part of the same German private collection for over 60 years.
• With an extraordinary color palette and a strong reduction in form and color, Pechstein created a work of strikingly timeless modernity.
• Other still lifes by the artist are at, among others, the Brücke Museum, Berlin, and the Städtische Galerie, Nuremberg
.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Private collection Germany.

EXHIBITION: Max Pechstein. Ostsee-Bilder, Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Photografien, Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, July 9 - August 31, 1981; Stiftung Pommern, Kiel, September 19 - October 8, 1981, cat. no. 17.
Pommersches Landesmuseum, Greifswald (permanent loan until early 2021).

144
Hermann Max Pechstein
Hecht auf Blättern, 1923.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,000
Sold:
€ 72,500 / $ 87.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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