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Sale: 466 / Modern Art II, June 07. 2018 in Munich Lot 56

 
Lot description
Bahndamm im Schnee. 1910.
Oil on cardboard.
Barely legibly signed and dated in lower right. Verso with title and with the artist's hand-written addrees note. 31 x 44.5 cm (12.2 x 17.5 in).

This work has been unknown to date and is offered for the first time.
We are grateful to Dr. Pavel Liska, Prague, for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Willi Nienburg, Hamburg (verso with note of ownership, presumably directly from teh artist, since in possession of the family).
Private collection Hamburg (as presentfrom aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: III. Exhibition of Neue Sezession, Berlin, Paintings, February to April 1911, cat. no. 47 (here with title "Eisenbahnbrücke").

LITERATURE: Cf. for the larger version of same composition: Wulf Herzogenrath und Pavel Liška, Arthur Segal 1875-1944, Köln/Berlin/Regensburg/Ascona/Tel Aviv 1988, ex. cat., illu. p. 82.
".based on such a solid drawing, Arthur Segal ia real Pointillist [.]. Segal knows that one should not imitate and finds a brutal solution, both in terms of colors and drawing, uses only fundamental colors and that without even merging them on the canvas." - Rembrandt (Iser) (friend of the artist Segals), Salonul oficial, in: Flacâra, 1911-1912, pp. 230ff.

56
Arthur Segal
Bahndamm im Schnee, 1910.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,550
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 20.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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