Sale: 523 / Art of the 19th Century, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 310

 

310
Philipp Otto Runge
Neujahrsglückwunsch, 1800.
ScherenschnittWatercolor. Black and white gloss...
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 51,000
Sold:
€ 75,000 / $ 76.500

(incl. surcharge)
Neujahrsglückwunsch. 1800.
ScherenschnittWatercolor. Black and white glossy paper, partly rebacked with colors and with traces of gold pigment. Laminated on board.
Richter 31. Bottom center signed and dated "P. Runge f. 1800. Janr. I.". Total: 27.1 x 41.7 cm (10.6 x 16.4 in). Cutout: 23 x 36 cm (9,1 x 14,2 in).

PROVENANCE: Private collection Lower Saxony (family-owned for four generations).

LITERATURE: Otto Böttcher, Philipp Otto Runge: sein Leben, Wirken und Schaffen, Hamburg 1937, pp. 142-143 (with illu. on plate 7).
Cornelia Richter, Philipp Otto Runge: "Ich weiß eine schöne Blume". Catalog raisonné of cutouts, Munich 1981, pp. 15, 21.

"From youth on I longed for words or signs or something to express my inner feelings, what moves me up and down, calm and lively, in my finest hours.“
Philipp Otto Runge 1801 in Dresden, in: Hinterlassene Schriften, 1st part, published by Johann Daniel Runge, Hamburg 1840, p. 4.




310
Philipp Otto Runge
Neujahrsglückwunsch, 1800.
ScherenschnittWatercolor. Black and white gloss...
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 51,000
Sold:
€ 75,000 / $ 76.500

(incl. surcharge)