Stillleben auf Gelb und Violett. 1953. Oil on cardboard. Monogrammed in lower right and in center at bottom. Verso with artist's name and address, as well as inscribed "N 39". Verso with a label typiographically inscribed with the artist's name, title, year of origin, information on technique and dimensions as well as with the number "15". Verso with a second label inscribed with the artist's name, title and "No. 279" by hand. 35.7 x 47 cm (14 x 18.5 in) . [CH].
We are grateful to Dr. Ursula Reinhardt, Galerie Schurr, Stuttgart, for her kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart (verso with a gallery label with the hand-written number). Collection Dr. H. W. Schmitt, Mannheim. Private collection Munich. Private collection Lower Saxony (since 2003).
EXHIBITION: Ida Kerkovius zum 80. Geburtstag, Württembergischen Kunstverein, Stuttgart, September 10 - September 30, 1959, no. 3 (verso with hand-written and typographically inscribed exhibition label). Ida Kerkovius, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Kunstgebäude am Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, July 17 - August 31, 1969, cat. no. 46 (with hand-written and typographically inscribed exhibition label).
LITERATURE: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 842nd auction, May 29, .2003, lot 693.