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.