Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 12

 

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Julius Bissier
A.24. Mai 64, 1964.
Egg and oil tempera on delicate, primed cloth
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,950
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 21.187

(incl. surcharge)
A.24. Mai 64. 1964.
Egg and oil tempera on delicate, primed cloth.
Bottom left signed, dated and titled. 18.5 x 27.8 cm (7.2 x 10.9 in). [CH].

• Part of a German private collection for 25 years.
• Harmonious unity of tender wash, free filigree forms and accentuations in strong colors.
• The year this work was made the artist participated in documenta III in Kassel.
• One year prior the artist saw great international recognition with a grand retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston (also shown in Chicago, Detroit, New York (State) and Los Angeles)
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The work is registereed at the Archivio Bissier, Ascona, with the archive reference "A.24.Mai 64/Bildt.S.106". We are grateful for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg (since 1997, Kunsthaus Lempertz, June 7, 1997, lot 1048).

EXHIBITION: Jules Bissier, Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione d'Italia, 1965, cat. no. 41 (with illu.).
Julius Bissier. Bilder 1938-1965, Verein Galerie Sebastianskapelle, Ulm, 1999 (with illu., no. 5, p. 30).
Julius Bissier, Städtische Galerie, Ravensburg, July 8 - September 2, 2001.

LITERATURE: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, June 7, 1997, lot 1048 (with color illu., plate 83).




12
Julius Bissier
A.24. Mai 64, 1964.
Egg and oil tempera on delicate, primed cloth
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 16,950
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 21.187

(incl. surcharge)