Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 149

 
149
Paul Kleinschmidt
Dirne, sich pudernd, in gelbem Korsett, 1938.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 57,000
Sold:
€ 53,750 / $ 61.274

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Dirne, sich pudernd, in gelbem Korsett. 1938.
Oil on canvas.
Lipps-Kant 1938/ 322. Lower left monogrammed and dated (scratched into the wet paint). 121 x 90 cm (47.6 x 35.4 in).

• Shockingly dense colors and distinctive structures.
• Made with strong empathy for the body and a splendid decor of the motifs.
• From the collection of the Kleinschmidt patron Erich Cohn at Corcotan Gallery of Art, Washington
.

PROVENANCE: Erich Cohn, New York (1938, directly from the artist).
The Corcotan Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (Cohn's foundation, 1963).
Private collection.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from a private person).

EXHIBITION: Die Damen des Paul Kleinschmidt, Galerie Klewan, Munich, 1983 (ex. cat. with illu., no p.)
Paul Kleinschmidt, Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, 1983 (with the label on the stretcher).
Paul Kleinschmidt, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Stuttgart, February 21 - April 9, 1988, cat. no. 34 (with the label on the stretcher).
Paul Kleinschmidt. Gemälde aus der Sammlung Deyhle, Kunsthalle Tübingen, May 31 - July 27, 1997; Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, October 12 - November 23, 1997; Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Albertinum, Dresden, January 18 - March 14, 1998 et al (cat. no. 49 with illu. in ex. cat.).

LITERATURE: Sotheby’s Parke-Bernet, New York, June 23, 1983.
Exaggerating reality, whatever the cost.“
Paul Kleinschmidt to Erich Cohn, on September 2, 1945

149
Paul Kleinschmidt
Dirne, sich pudernd, in gelbem Korsett, 1938.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 57,000
Sold:
€ 53,750 / $ 61.274

(incl. 25% surcharge)