Sale: 520 / Evening Sale, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 121000133

Fritz Winter
Zwischen Rot, 1965.
Oil on canvas
€ 70,000 - 90,000

$ 81,900 - 105,300

Lot description
Zwischen Rot. 1965.
Oil on canvas.
Not in Lohberg. Signed and dated in lower right. Verso signed, dated and titled as well as with a crossed-out inscription. 97 x 130 cm (38.1 x 51.1 in).

• Very rare composition from the series of the Rectangular and Serial Pictures which all have a crystalline bright white shape in their center.
• In 2015 the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, dedicated an exhibition to the aspect of the emancipation and dynamization of the color in Fritz Winter's painting in the 1960s.
• Since his participation in documenta I (1955) Fritz Winter is considered one of the leading figures of German Informalism and Abstract Post War Modernism.
• Winter showed his works in the USA as early as in the 1950s in two exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

PROVENANCE: Kleemann Gallery, New York.
London art trade (until 1991, Ketterer Kunst May 27, 1991).
Private collection Germany (since 1991, Ketterer Kunst May 27, 1991).
Private collection Italy.

LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst Munich, 161st auction, Modern Art, Select Works, May 27, 1991, lot 152B (with full-page illu.).
"Currently I am solely focussed on the issue of the color"
Fritz Winter, 1964


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Regular taxation:
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Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2% plus statutory sales tax.