Sale: 495 / Post War / Contemporary Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 298

 
298
Fritz Köthe
Annie, 1970.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,200
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 27.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Annie. 1970.
Oil on canvas.
Not in Ohff. Lower left monogrammed (in ligature) and dated as well as signed, dated and titled on verso of the canvas. Visible dimensions: 59.5 x 49.5 cm (23.4 x 19.4 in).

Painting from the artist's heyday.

"Fritz Köthe, earlier mocked at as a Tom Wesselmann for the poor, actually was the West German Godfather of Pop. A bigger macho than Mel Ramos, but the better artist."
Florian Illies, 2005 im Monopol Magazin, quote from: Spiegel Online from October 24, 2005, "Fritz Köthe gestorben".

298
Fritz Köthe
Annie, 1970.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,200
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 27.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)