Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 524

 
524
Christian Rohlfs
David und Saul, 1919.
Tempera
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,120
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 22.799

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
David und Saul. 1919.
Tempera on canvas.
Vogt 635. Lower right monogrammed and dated. Verso of stretcher inscribed "H.T. Saul u. David 1919" and "Ch. Rohlfs Hagen i.W.". 90 x 77 cm (35.4 x 30.3 in).
One of the artist's important works from the time of WW I.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Pinneberg.
Private collection Northern Germany (inherited from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Christian Rohlfs, Galerie A. Flechtheim, Düsseldorf 1919, cat. no. 47, p. 12 (with illu.).
Christian Rohlfs, Gemälde, Graphik, 24. Especial exhibition of Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover 1919, cat. no. 81 (with illu.).
Christian Rohlfs, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster 1949, cat. no. 30.
Christian Rohlfs, Kunsthalle Kiel 1949, cat. no. 26 (with illu.).
Christian Rohlfs 1849-1938. Gemälde zwischen 1877 und 1935, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Ocotber 8 - November 26, 1978, cat. no. 56 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Karl Koetschau, Das junge Rheinland, in: Die Rheinlande, Year 19, 1919, p. 138 (with illu.).
Carl Emil Uphoff, Christian Rohlfs, in: Junge Kunst, vol. 34, Leipzig 1923, with illu.
Paul Vogt, Christian Rohlfs, Cologne 1956, p. 13.
Bernard Samuel Myers, Malerei des Expressionismus, Cologne 1957, p. 76 (with illu. 109).

524
Christian Rohlfs
David und Saul, 1919.
Tempera
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,120
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 22.799

(incl. 25% surcharge)