Sale: 514 / Evening Sale, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 218

 
218
Gabriele Münter
Dahlien, 1941.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 58,500
Sold:
€ 93,750 / $ 109.687

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Dahlien. 1941.
Oil on cardboard.
Signed in lower left. Verso signed, titled and inscribed with the numbers "27/41" and "46", there also with the estate stamp and an adhesive label with the partly hand-written and partly stamped estate number B 258 and with an old sticker with the stamped number "620". 45 x 33.3 cm (17.7 x 13.1 in).

• A flower bouquet in a blaze of colors.
• Flower still lifes are G. Münter's preferred subject.
• The love for detail becomes particularly obvious in Münter's flower still lifes
.

Accompanied by a written confirmation issued by the Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation, Munich, on October 16, 2012. The work will be included into the catalog raisonné of paintings by Gabriele Münter.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation, Munich.
Private collection Northern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York (verso with a label).
Galerie Rosenbach, Hanover, 1976 (verso with a label inscribed "Juni 1976 Basel" by a hand other than that of the artist).

"It seems as if the diversity of the world found expression in the richness and variety of her flowers."
Karl-Egon Vester, Gabriele Münter, ex. cat., Hamburg 1988, p. 10.

218
Gabriele Münter
Dahlien, 1941.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 58,500
Sold:
€ 93,750 / $ 109.687

(incl. 25% surcharge)