Sale: 457 / Modern Art II, Dec. 07. 2017 in Munich Lot 114

 

114
Albert Birkle
Ruhender im Wald, 1933.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 14,000
Sold:
€ 10,000 / $ 10.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Ruhender im Wald. 1933.
Oil on cardboard.
Not in Kraker. Lower left signed. Verso once more signed, titled and inscribed: "am 18. Februar 1931 zweimal gestrichen fast zu viel Leim". 71 x 104 cm (27.9 x 40.9 in).

We are grateful to Roswita and Viktor Pontzen, archive Albert Birkle, Salzburg, for the kind support in cataloging this lot. The work will be included into the forthcoming extension of the catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: Town pastor Heinrich Brobeil, Mengen (directly obtained from the artist, presumably in the 1970s).
Private collection Southern Germany (inherited from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Albert Birkle - Gemälde und Handzeichnungen" at Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, 1935, exhibition list no. 18.

LITERATURE: Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung, no. 10, Berlin 1936.
Illustrierte Zeitung, no. 4799, Leipzig 1937 (essay by Dr. Richard Bie: Albert Birkle. Der Künstler und sein Werk.).




114
Albert Birkle
Ruhender im Wald, 1933.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 14,000
Sold:
€ 10,000 / $ 10.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)