Sale: 461 / Post War I, Dec. 09. 2017 in Munich Lot 811

 
811
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ohne Titel (Scheibenbild), 1961.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 35,000 / $ 38,500
Sold:
€ 110,000 / $ 121.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ohne Titel (Scheibenbild). 1961.
Watercolor.
Lower right signed and dated. On grained wove paper. 42 x 60.2 cm (16.5 x 23.7 in) , the full sheet.

The work will be included into the forthcoming third volume of the catalog raisonné of works on paper, compiled by Elisabeth Nay-Scheibler and Dr. Magdalene Claesges, Cologne.

PROVENANCE: Bernhard Sprengel, Hanover.
Private collection Germany.
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 27 May 1991, lot 98.
Private collection.

"When he tried to enlarge the first dab of paint on the canvas his hand automatically began to perform circular motions."
Elisabeth Nay-Scheibler, Scheibenbilder 1954-1962, in: Ernst Wilhelm Nay. Scheibenbilder, Galerie Thomas, May 21 - September 4, 2010, Munich 2010, p. 11.

811
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ohne Titel (Scheibenbild), 1961.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 35,000 / $ 38,500
Sold:
€ 110,000 / $ 121.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)