Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 468

 
468
Emil Nolde
Tulpen und Iris, Um 1930/1935.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,800
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 57.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Tulpen und Iris. Um 1930/1935.
Watercolor.
Signed in lower right. On Japon. 47 x 33.7 cm (18.5 x 13.2 in), size of sheet.

• Lovely tender color constellation
• Fascinating composition
• Rare flower combination
.

The watercolor is registered at the archive Reuther with the number "Nolde A - 169/2020".

PROVENANCE: Nassauisches Landesmuseum Wiesbaden (1931-1937).
State-owned (in 1937 confiscated from afoementioned in context of the "Degenerate Art" expropriations).
Bernhard A. Böhmer, Güstrow (acquired from aforementioned).
Presumably Edgar Horstmann, Hamburg (with fragments of his name on mounting remains on verso, presumably acquired by the aforementioend from his estate).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (since around the 1990s)
No pending restitution claims.

LITERATURE: Data bank of impoundment inventory "Degenerate Art" , no. 8750.

468
Emil Nolde
Tulpen und Iris, Um 1930/1935.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,800
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 57.950

(incl. 25% surcharge)