Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 70

 
70
Hans Platschek
Porträt Emilio Vedova, 1959.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 18.850

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Porträt Emilio Vedova. 1959.
Oil on canvas.
Signed in upper right. 115 x 89 cm (45.2 x 35 in). [SM].

• A black concentration in the lower center of the picture suggests the portrait of Emilio Vedova, wild informal gestures above it extend into the lighter image space.
• Hans Platschek is not only a successful painter, but also a respected essayist.
• Around 1960 Platschek was considered one of the main representatives of Informalism
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie van de Loo, Munich (with the gallery's stamp on the stretcher).
Newhouse Paintings and Prints S.A.
Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1985, acquired from aforementioned).

LITERATURE: Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH, Die Sammlung Haniel, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag
Tübingen, Berlin 2010, with color illu. on p. 89.

70
Hans Platschek
Porträt Emilio Vedova, 1959.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 18.850

(incl. 25% surcharge)