Sale: 428 / Modern Art, Dec. 03./05. 2015 in Munich Lot 52

 

52
Ludwig Meidner
1915, Entwurf zum Titelblatt "Die Aktion", 1914.
India Ink
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 6,960
Sold:
€ 8,125 / $ 9.425

(incl. 25% surcharge)
1915, Entwurf zum Titelblatt "Die Aktion". 1914.
Reed pen drawing, India Ink over pencil.
Signed and dated at lower right. On wove paper. 40.3 x 49.7 cm (15.8 x 19.5 in), size of the sheet.

Expressive drawing from the artist's most creative period.

PROVENANCE: Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, auction 268, June 11-13 1987, Lot 957.
Collection Janet und Marvin Fishman.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

EXHIBITION: Die letzten Tage der Menschheit. Bilder des 1. Weltkrieges. Altes Museum Berlin, June 10 - August 28, 1994.

LITERATURE: Cover of the journal "Die Aktion", weekly journal for politics, literature, art, Ed. Franz Pfemfert, V. Jahr, issue 1/2 (enclosed)
Gerda Breuer, Ines Wagemann. Ludwig Meidner, Zeichner, Maler, Literat. Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, September 15 - December 1, 1991, volume I , p.102, Fig. 15 from the cover of "Die Aktion".




52
Ludwig Meidner
1915, Entwurf zum Titelblatt "Die Aktion", 1914.
India Ink
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 6,960
Sold:
€ 8,125 / $ 9.425

(incl. 25% surcharge)