Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 518

 
518
Otto Dix
Austreibung des Teufels, 1946.
Pastel
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,420
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Austreibung des Teufels. 1946.
Pastel.
Lorenz SW 3.4.17. Lower right with the artist's stylized monogram and the date. Verso additionally inscribed "Studie zur Austreibung der Teufel". On wove paper. 42.3 x 51.7 cm (16.6 x 20.3 in), the full sheet.
Study for the painting of the same name from the same year, cf. Löffler 1946/5. [CH].
Study for the painting of the same name.
Pastel in strong color from the 'Christ Cycle'.
Unusual and very rare motif in the artist's oeuvre
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.
Private collection Berlin.

LITERATURE: Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich, 33rd auction, 20th Century Art, May 28, 1979, lot 287 (with illu. in black-and-white).

518
Otto Dix
Austreibung des Teufels, 1946.
Pastel
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,420
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)