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).
PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg/Hessen (obtained from the artist in the 1940s). Private collection Hesse (inherited from aforementioned).