Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 34

 
34
Willi Baumeister
Weißes Zeichen auf Hellgrün, 1940.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 29,250
Sold:
€ 33,750 / $ 39.487

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Weißes Zeichen auf Hellgrün. 1940.
Oil on canvas.
Beye/Baumeister 799. Signed and dated in lower right. 43 x 33 cm (16.9 x 12.9 in).
The subjacent comb structure is visible in the upper part of the painting, which shows that Baumeister painted over, at least partly, an earlier composition. [JS].
• Exceptional composition from the early work group "Ideogramme und Zeichen" (Ideograms and Signs).
• Family-owned since the 1940s.
• For the first time on the international auction market (source: www.artnet.de)
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg/Hessen (obtained from the artist in the 1940s).
Private collection Hesse (inherited from aforementioned).

34
Willi Baumeister
Weißes Zeichen auf Hellgrün, 1940.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 29,250
Sold:
€ 33,750 / $ 39.487

(incl. 25% surcharge)