Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 466

 

466
Max Peiffer Watenphul
Delphi, 1961.
Oil on burlap
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 12,480
Sold:
€ 13,500 / $ 14.040

(incl. surcharge)
Delphi. 1961.
Oil on burlap.
Watenphul Pasqualucci/Pasqualucci G 685. With the monogram in top center. 66 x 94 cm (25.9 x 37 in).
[AR].
• Wistful landscape depiction in Peiffer-Watenphul's characteristic pictorial language.
• The year the work was made the artist went to Greece for the first time and fell in love with the country so that returned time and again.
• Next to Italian landscapes, Greek landscapes are among his preferred themes
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Max Peiffer Watenphul. Opere dal 1921 al 1964. Studio d'Arte Contemporanea La Medusa, February 1965, Rome.
Max Peiffer Watenphul, Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo, March 15 - 25, 1967, Rome.
Max Peiffer Watenphul. Dipinti, acquarelli, litografie, Galeria Adelphi, November 8 - 21, 1969, Padua.


"If you love antiquity, the landscape with the olive trees and the ever changing silver foliage, with the cypress tress, the mountains, the purple bays, you will find all of them in my pictures and won't be able to evade their magic.“
Max Peiffer Watenphul, 1966, quoted from: Grace Watenphul Pasqualucci, Alessandra Pasqualucci (editors), Max Peiffer Watenphul. catalog raisonné, vol. I., Cologne 1989, p. 75.




466
Max Peiffer Watenphul
Delphi, 1961.
Oil on burlap
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 12,480
Sold:
€ 13,500 / $ 14.040

(incl. surcharge)