Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 394

 
394
Josef Scharl
Viyayarutha, 1951.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,420
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 38.675

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Viyayarutha. 1951.
Oil on canvas.
Firmenich/Lukas 509. Signed and dated in center left as well as titled in the image and on verso of the stretcher. 63.5 x 81.5 cm (25 x 32 in). [CH].

• One of Josef Scharl's rare nudes
• Particularly strong colored work in the artist's oeuvre
• With an exhibition history that goes back into the 1950s
• Notable provenance
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Walter Bareiss, Stamford/Connecticut (verso with the typographically inscribed collection label).
Collection Karsch/Nierendorf, Berlin.
Galerie Hagemeier, Frankfurt am Main.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Josef Scharl. Paintings and Drawings, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Mass.), March 10 - April 11, 1952, leaflet no. 16.
Josef Scharl. Commemorative Exhibition, Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, April 20 - June 16, 1964, cat. no. 1 (with illu. on p. 15).
Josef Scharl, Städtisches Museum Trier, November 21, 1967 - January 2, 1968, cat. no. 40.
Josef Scharl 1896-1954, Kunstverein Heidelberg, January 14 - February 11, 1968, leaflet no. 52.
Josef Scharl, Galerie Günther Franke, Munich, April 17 - May 29, 1971, cat. no. 36.

LITERATURE: Aloys Greither, Josef Scharl und München, in: Die Kunst und das schöne Heim, 11/1971, illu. on p. 688.

394
Josef Scharl
Viyayarutha, 1951.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,420
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 38.675

(incl. 25% surcharge)