Sale: 477 / Classics of the 20th Century II, Dec. 07. 2018 in Munich Lot 483

 
483
Oskar Schlemmer
Duo, 1936.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,060
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 46.800

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Duo. 1936.
Pen and India ink drawing and pencil.
Grohmann ZT 362. Lower left monogrammed, lower right dated "2946" (29.4.1936). On yellowish transparent paper, firmly laid on thin board. 30.4 x 41.3 cm (11.9 x 16.2 in) , size of sheet.
The inscription "6" (presumably by a hand other than thta of the artist) shows through from verso in the upper left corner.

PROVENANCE: Collection Emil Frey, Mannheim (ever since in family ownership).

LITERATURE: Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung F., Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern February 15 - March 14, 1976, cat. no. 299.
Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik des 20. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung eines Kielers, Kunsthalle Kiel, February 3 - March 3, 1974, p. 69.
Idee und Wirklichkeit - Handzeichnungen und Aquarelle des 20. Jahrhunderts aus Privatbesitz, Städt. Kunstsammlungen, Ludwigshafen a. Rhein October 11 - November 1, 1970, cat. no. 180a.
"Oskar Schlemmer used the symbols of arches, curves and circles to form a picture of man in a balance of harmonious motion."
Georg Muche in Oskar Schlemmer's epitaph.

483
Oskar Schlemmer
Duo, 1936.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,060
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 46.800

(incl. 25% surcharge)