Sale: 409 / Modern Art and Sidelines of the German Avantgarde, Dec. 06. 2013 in Munich Lot 78

 

78
Adolf Hölzel
Segelboote vor Knokke, 1913.
Charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 15.949

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Segelboote vor Knokke. 1913.
Charcoal drawing on cnava.
Venzmer Ö VI 4.7. With estate stamp on stretcher and on folded canvas (Lugt 1258 f). 110 x 125 cm (43,3 x 49,2 in).

"When finishing a work, one never knows how much the observer's satisafction counts, in order to preserve the charme of participation." Because "too much done can become boring." (Adolf Hölzel, quote after: Venzmer, p. 111).
We are grateful to Dr. Alexander Klee, Vienna, for his kind support in cataloging this lot. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: From artist's estate.
Collection Bruno Stärk, Stuttgart (strtecher inscribed).
Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich (1982).
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Adolf Hölzel. Pastelle und Zeichnungen, Galerie Bayer, Bietigheim-Bissingen 1996, illu. in colors p. 12.
Adolf Hölzel. Wegbereiter der Abstraktion, Städtische Kunstsammlungen Galerie Albstadt, 21 November, 1999 - 23 January, 2000, illu. in color on p. 43.

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78
Adolf Hölzel
Segelboote vor Knokke, 1913.
Charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 15.949

(incl. 25% surcharge)