Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 405

 
405
Christian Rohlfs
Tessiner Häuser I, 1928.
Tempera
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 52,500 / $ 62.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Tessiner Häuser I. 1928.
Tempera.
Monogrammed and dated in lower right. Verso titled "Tessiner Häuser I" presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On PM Fabriano wove paper (with watermark). 64.5 x 49 cm (25.3 x 19.2 in), the full sheet.

• Popular motif from the Ticino decade
• The architecture reflects Rohlfs‘ typical blue of the sky
• Color effect with a great dynamic
.

The work will be presented to the Rohlfs Archive, Osthaus Museum Hagen, for verification at the earliest possible date in summer 2020.

PROVENANCE: Collection Prof. Edwin Redslob (gifted from the artist).
Galerie Blaeser, Düsseldorf.
Private collection (since 1984, acquired from aforementioned).
Private collection (inherited from aforementioned).

405
Christian Rohlfs
Tessiner Häuser I, 1928.
Tempera
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 52,500 / $ 62.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)