Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 453

 

453
Henri Michaux
Peinture à l'encre de Chine, 1965.
Brush and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,240
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Peinture à l'encre de Chine. 1965.
Brush and India ink drawing.
Lower right monogrammed. Verso dated and titled, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On firm, slightly structured wove paper by Canson & Montgolfier (with the wtaermark). 74.5 x 109.5 cm (29.3 x 43.1 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Part of a Swiss private collection for more than 45 years.
• From Michaux’s important work series "Encre de Chine".
• Large-size document of his fascination for Asian calligraphy, in particular for Chinese ideograms.
• Other works from this series are in the collections of, among others, the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main, the London Tate, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris
.

This work is registered at the Archives Henri Michaux, Paris.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris (1967).
Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen (with a gallery label on rear of the frame).
Private collection Switzerland (acquired from aforementioned in 1975).

EXHIBITION: Henri Michaux. Retrospective, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, September 18 - October 24, 1971, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Gent, November 10 - December 12, 1971, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, January 13 - February 10, 1972.
Henri Michaux, Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen, July 7 - September 7, 1974.




453
Henri Michaux
Peinture à l'encre de Chine, 1965.
Brush and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,240
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)