Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 188

 

188
Peter Brüning
Komposition IX. 55, 1955.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,600
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 16.900

(incl. surcharge)
Komposition IX. 55. 1955.
Oil on cardboard.
Otten 93. Lower right signed and dated. Titled on the reverse. 51 x 85 cm (20 x 33.4 in). [SM].

• Early work characterized by dark colors and a dense painting manner.
• In possession of the artist's family for decades.
• The artist participated in documenta II, III and 4 (1959-1968)
• Peter Brüning is one of the most successful representatives of German Informalism
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PROVENANCE: Hanna and Julius Althof, Düsseldorf (acquired directly from the artist, presumably in 1956)
Hanna Hertlein (presumably until 1995)
Private collection Thuringia.

EXHIBITION: Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, March 29 - April 29, 1956, no. 5 (with the label on the reverse).




188
Peter Brüning
Komposition IX. 55, 1955.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,600
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 16.900

(incl. surcharge)