Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 438

 

438
Emil Nolde
Drei Halbfiguren mit gelbem Haar und blauer Kleidung, Um 1931.
Watercolor and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 35,000 / $ 36,400
Sold:
€ 43,750 / $ 45.500

(incl. surcharge)
Drei Halbfiguren mit gelbem Haar und blauer Kleidung. Um 1931.
Watercolor and India ink drawing.
Signed in lower right. On Japon. 17.8 x 13 cm (7 x 5.1 in), the full sheet.
[AM].
• Striking watercolor from the important period of the "Phantasien".
• A concise line meets tremenduous colors.
• Watercolor in unusually well-preserved colors
.

Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Prof. Dr. Manfred Reuther on August 15, 2013. The watercolor is registered at the Ada and Emil Nolde Foundation, Seebüll.

PROVENANCE: Private collection (gifted from the artist).
Private collection Berlin (inherited from the above).
Private collection Netherlands.
Private collection Southern Germany.

"We encounter a deep, inner glow and pulsating colors, a glow of an almost dazzling intensity, from which the figures emerge like from a space oscillating between this world and an otherworldly dimension."
Stephan Koja, quoted from: Agnes Husslein-Arco/Stephan Koja: Emil Nolde, In Glut und Farbe, Vienna 2014, p.223/224.




438
Emil Nolde
Drei Halbfiguren mit gelbem Haar und blauer Kleidung, Um 1931.
Watercolor and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 35,000 / $ 36,400
Sold:
€ 43,750 / $ 45.500

(incl. surcharge)