Sale: 342 / Modern Art / Sideways, Dec. 03. 2008 in Munich Lot 60

 
Moriz Melzer - Figurengruppe (Biblische Szene)

60
Moriz Melzer
Figurengruppe (Biblische Szene), 1920.
Monotype
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,650
Sold:
€ 1,830 / $ 2.013

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description

Figurengruppe (Biblische Szene). Um 1920.
Monotype.
Signed lower right, inscribed upper right in the image. On yellowish Japon, firmly mounted at points on glassine paper. 33 : 47,3 cm (12,9 : 18,6 in). Sheet: 33 x 48,5 cm (12,9 x 19 in). From 1917 Moriz Melzer engaged with Expressionism and Cubism. He was a co-founder of the “November Group” in 1918 and by 1922 he was chairman of it. Most of Melzer’s work was done in the 1920s and it featured Biblical and mythological scenes. [NB]

PROVENIENZ: Private collection South Germany.

Good overall impression. Partially minimally creased. The margins with isolated tiny to small tears.

60
Moriz Melzer
Figurengruppe (Biblische Szene), 1920.
Monotype
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,650
Sold:
€ 1,830 / $ 2.013

(incl. 22% surcharge)