Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 390

 
390
Volker Böhringer
Prostituierte, Um 1940.
Gouache on paper, laminated on backing board
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 82,500 / $ 98.175

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Prostituierte. Um 1940.
Gouache on paper, laminated on backing board.
Lower left monogrammed. 44 x 27 cm (17.3 x 10.6 in), the full sheet. [JS].

• Böhringer‘s critical Realism calls reminiscence of Otto Dix: "Paint harder than Dix! That‘s what I want!" (V. Böhringer)
• In 2018 ART magazine honored Böhringer‘s work in an article titled "Gifted • Obsessed • Forgotten"
• "It‘s high time that his works receives deserved attention." (ART, September 2018, p. 18)
• Böhringer is a master in combining realistic and surreal elements in a brilliant dissecting painting manner
• Böhringer‘s works are very rare on the international auction market
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Manfred Schönbrunn, Frankfurt am Main.
Private collection Hesse (acquired from aforementioned in the 1970s).

390
Volker Böhringer
Prostituierte, Um 1940.
Gouache on paper, laminated on backing board
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 82,500 / $ 98.175

(incl. 25% surcharge)