Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 19

 
19
Per Kirkeby
Dunkelheit III, 1990/91.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,400
Sold:
€ 75,000 / $ 90.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Dunkelheit III. 1990/91.
Oil on canvas.
Verso signed, dated "1990-91" and titled. 130 x 100 cm (51.1 x 39.3 in).

• Rare high-contrast composition, which is characterized by bright red, green and blue colored areas on a dark, earthen background
• Kirkeby's paintings can be found in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Center Pompidou, Paris, the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, and the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
• The artist had solo exhibitions at, among others, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Tate Modern, London, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, and at Museum Insel Hombroich
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne (with the label on the stretcher, there with the registration number PK 576/C).
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (until 2006, Ketterer Kunst June 2, 2006).
Private collection Southern Germany (since 2006, Ketterer Kunst June 2, 2006).

LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst, Munich, auction 300, June 2, 2006, lot no. 41, with illu.

19
Per Kirkeby
Dunkelheit III, 1990/91.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 48,400
Sold:
€ 75,000 / $ 90.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)