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Sale: 449 / Modern Art, June 10. 2017 in Munich Lot 205

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Landschaft mit gelbem Haus. 1916.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower left. Inscribed: "G. Münter. 1916.9 Landschaft mit gelbem Haus." on stretcher. Verso with estate stamp and with inscription in chalks "L.83". With label on stretcher with partly hand-written and partly stamped estate number "L 83" as well as with a stamped number "507". 41 x 52.5 cm (16.1 x 20.6 in). [KD].

One of the rare Norwegian landscapes in Gabriele Münter's work..
With a written confirmation from the Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation, Munich, from 29 July 2014. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné of paintings by Gabriele Münter.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich.
Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from previously mentioned in 1979).
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm 1917 (Annegret Hoberg/Helmut Friedel (publisher), Gabriele Münter 1877-1962 retrospective, Munich 1992, p. 75 with historic photograph of exhibition wall).
Gabriele Münter 1908-1933, travelling exhibition Bremen/Bochum 1933, Jena/Eisenach 1934, Altenburg/Stuttgart 1935, no 26 (with exhibition label on stretcher).

Called up: June 10, 2017 - ca. 13.06 h +/- 20 min.

After the outbreak of World War I Gabriele Münter and Wassily Kandinsky initially moved to Switzerland, after they had broken up they met again in Stockholm in 1915, where Münter met the circle of avant-gardeartists around Sigrid Hjertén, which, influenced by Matisse, were experimentingwith a decorative sensitivity in cool colors. In those days she developed an entirely new style that showed strong influences of her Swedish artist colleagues. Strong color values and soild forms, characteristic of her days with the "Blaue Reiter" give way to more pastel colors, almost amorphic forms and a disaggregation of the composition. The trees in the landscape with the yellow house are almost filigree, Münter placed both the cyclist as well as the yellow house at the edge of the scene. The interplay of forms is still visible, however, it shows an increased sensitivity. It was the year that Münter finally broke up withKandinsky, whose influence on her art can be observed in this work, he also had made his palette subject to a new direction, showing similar features. But Münter remained autonomous in her art, staying true to herself, also in this difficult period. With new means and experience she created a landscape in her own style and expression.

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Gabriele Münter
Landschaft mit gelbem Haus, 1916.
Oil on canvas
€ 180,000 - 240,000

$ 198,000 - 264,000


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