Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 121

 
121
Otto Mueller
Zwei Mädchenakte, Wohl um 1925.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 66,000
Sold:
€ 187,500 / $ 206.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Zwei Mädchenakte. Wohl um 1925.
Blue oil chalks and Watercolor.
Signed in lower left. Verso incribed "N° 8, Kr 1036" by a hand other than that of the artist and inscribed 'Aquarell Müller'. On wove paper. 68.3 x 50.5 cm (26.8 x 19.8 in).

• Two nudes in Arcadian landscape.
• Characteristic color pen drawing with watercolors.
• Subtly balanced color palette.
• Until 1937 at Staatliches Museum, Saarbrücken (no pending restitution claims)
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Accompanied by a written expertise issued by Dr. T. Pirsig-Marshall on October 23, 2019. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné compiled by Dr. Mario-Andrea von Lüttichau and Dr. Tanja Pirsig-Marshall with the number WVZ P1925/23 (948).

PROVENANCE: State Museum Saarbrücken (1926-1937; verso with the numbered inventory stamp).
State-owned (1937-1939, verso with the number 6683 from the list of degenerate art objetcs).
Bernhard A. Böhmer, Güstrow (1939, acquired from aforementioned).
Private collection Northern Germany (presumably directly acquired from the estate of aforementioned).

LITERATURE: www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/e/db_entart_kunst/datenbank (EK-Nr.: 6683).

121
Otto Mueller
Zwei Mädchenakte, Wohl um 1925.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 66,000
Sold:
€ 187,500 / $ 206.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)