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Sale: 468 / Modern Art I, June 09. 2018 in Munich Lot 702

 
Lot description
Sich waschender weiblicher Akt. 1913.
Watercolor over chalk drawing.
Lower right signed and dated. On smooth brownish wove paper (with watermark). 34 x 42.8 cm (13.3 x 16.8 in) , the full sheet.

PROVENANCE: Galerie R. Hoffmann. Hamburg.
Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern 153rd auction, June 1974, lot 1130.
Private collection Brandenburg.

EXHIBITION: Brücke 1905-1913. eine Künstlergemeinschaft des Expressionismus. Museum Folkwang, Essen, October 12 to December 14, 1958, cat. no. 214.
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Gemälde - Aquarelle - Graphik. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, June 7 to July 5, 1964, cat. no. 50, no illu.

LITERATURE: Gunther Thiem. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Aquarelle und Zeichnungen. Hanover 1963 with color illu.
"What I know about myself is that I don not follow any kind of program and that there is just the inexplicable desire to capture what I see and feel and to find a pure expression for it.“ (Schmidt-Rottluff in: "Kunst und Künstler“, Berlin XII, year 1914. Survey: "Das Neue Programm“; quote from: Günther Thiem/Armin Zweite, Karl: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Retrospektive, Munich 1989, p. 85.) [CE]

702
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Sich waschender weiblicher Akt, 1913.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,400
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.325

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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