Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 356

 

356
August Macke
Mädchen im Park, 1913.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,000
Sold:
€ 41,250 / $ 41.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Mädchen im Park. 1913.
Pencil drawing.
Heiderich 1855. Verso with inscriptions "1913" and "48 [circled]" as well as inscribed "Constanze" in red. On a sheet from a sketchbook. 16 x 10 cm (6.2 x 3.9 in).
Very likely part of sketchbook no. 48, which the artist was using in Bonn in summer 1913. [JS].
• Marvelously composed drawing from the artist‘s best time
• Airy figure scene in front of a stylized alley, a typical motif in Macke‘s masterworks from 1913/14
• A slight variation of the central figure of the girl with a sunhat can also be found in Macke‘s well-known painting "Mädchen unter Bäumen" (1914, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich)
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PROVENANCE: Probably Northern German art trade (around 1976).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

LITERATURE: Wolfgang Ketterer, 17th auction, Munich, May 24/25, 1976, cat. no. 887, with illu.
Ursula Heiderich, August Macke. Die Skizzenbücher, 2nd vol., Stuttgart 1987, p. 935, p. 941, with illu. on p. 940.




356
August Macke
Mädchen im Park, 1913.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,000
Sold:
€ 41,250 / $ 41.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)