Sale: 498 / Art of the 19th Century, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 578

 
578
Moriz Melzer
Kampf um die Fahne, Um 1908.
Oil on canvas, on two hinged stretchers
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 8,470
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.637

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Kampf um die Fahne. Um 1908.
Oil on canvas, on two hinged stretchers.
Signed in lower left. 129.5 x 420 cm (50.9 x 165.3 in).

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Galerie Berinson, Berlin.
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, auction 342, December 03, 2008, lot 61 (with illu.).
Private collection (acquired from aforementioned in 2008).

EXHIBITION: Neue Secession, Galerie Maximilian Macht, Berlin, 1910, no. 29.
Moriz Melzer: Streben nach reiner Kunst - Werke von 1907 bis 1927, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, December 16, 2007 - March 2, 2008, cat. no. 5 (with illu. on pp. 34/35).

"[In] 'Kampf um die Fahne' (Fight for the Flag) the observer is captivated by a boisterous daring temperament trained on Rubens but spiced up with a modern sense of color." Quoted from: "Ausstellungen von Werken Zurückgewiesener der Berliner Sezession 1910", Kunstchronik, vol. 21, no. 27, May 27, 1910, p. 441.

578
Moriz Melzer
Kampf um die Fahne, Um 1908.
Oil on canvas, on two hinged stretchers
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 8,470
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.637

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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