Figur mit dunkler Form. 1936. Pencil and charcoal, wiped and rubbed. Ponert 633. Lower right signed and dated. On light board. 38 x 28 cm (14.9 x 11 in), the full sheet. [SM].
• With his very own pictorial language the artist conceived linear compositions that have a primal appeal • He became internationally acknowledge as early as in the 1920s. In the late 1940s he was able to continue on this success path • Willi Baumeister is an extraordinarily versatile artist: he was a painter, graphic artist, stage designer, art theorist and professor.