Sale: 424 / Modern Art, June 11./13. 2015 in Munich Lot 45

 

45
Hermann Hesse
Dorfansicht, 1920.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,000
Sold:
€ 8,125 / $ 8.125

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Dorfansicht. 1920.
Watercolor.
Signed and dated lower left. On wove paper. 14 x 18 cm (5.5 x 7 in), the full sheet.
To Hesse painting was not just another artistic activity next to writing, it even became a passion that allowed him to liberate himself from outer forces after he had relocated to the Ticino in 1919. [EH].

This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed by Regina Bucher, Fondazione Hermann Hesse, Montagnola/Switzerland. We are grateful for her kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Trudel Hansum (daughte of Adele Gundert, neé Hesse and sister of Hermann Hesse).




45
Hermann Hesse
Dorfansicht, 1920.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,000
Sold:
€ 8,125 / $ 8.125

(incl. 25% surcharge)