Sale: 520 / Evening Sale, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 120002343

 
120002343
Gerhard Hoehme
James Joyce Epiphanie (Hommage), 1961.
Oil, oil chalks and paper collage on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 - 70,000

 
$ 58,500 - 81,900

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Lot description
James Joyce Epiphanie (Hommage). 1961.
Oil, oil chalks and paper collage on canvas.
Hoehme 61-19. Lower right signed and dated. Verso signed, dated, titled and inscribed with a direction arrow. 99 x 80 cm (38.9 x 31.4 in).

• Outstanding work from the small early body of works of the 'Sprachbilder', which are particularly captivating for their lyrical character
• The scriptural code's gestural freedom shows clear parallels to Cy Twombly's contemporaneous creation
• Remarkable document of Hoehme's early quest for the delimitation of the image space
• Other works from this sought-after series can be found at, among others, the Nationalgalerie Berlin, the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Sprengel Museum, Hanover and the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Krefeld.
Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich.
Collection Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a. M. (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Gegenwart bis 1962, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, cat. no. 60, with illu.
Gerhard Hoehme 1950-1961, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, 1962, cat. no. 33, with illu.
Krefelder Privatsammlungen nach 1945, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld 1964 (with a label on the stretcher).
Gerhard Hoehme, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, cat. no. 39, with a black-and-white illu.

LITERATURE: Gerhard Hoehme, Städtische Kunstgalerie, Bochum 1964, with a black-and-white illu.
Gerhard Hoehme. Bilder, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf und Kunstverein Heidelberg, Stuttgart/Zürich 1979, with a black-and-white illu. on p. 8.
"How I envy the cave painter's carefreeness, his autonomy from surface and the ever confining format!"
Gerhard Hoehme, 1957, quote after: G. Hoehme. Catalogue Raisonné, p. 506.

120002343
Gerhard Hoehme
James Joyce Epiphanie (Hommage), 1961.
Oil, oil chalks and paper collage on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 - 70,000

 
$ 58,500 - 81,900

+
 


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Gerhard Hoehme "James Joyce Epiphanie (Hommage)"
This lot can only be purchased subject to regular taxation.

Regular taxation:
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Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2% plus statutory sales tax.