Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 476

 
476
Horst Antes
Roter Kopf auf grünem Grund, 1972.
Aquatec
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,800
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 21.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Roter Kopf auf grünem Grund. 1972.
Aquatec.
Signed in upper right. On firm wove paper by C. M. Fabriano (with the watermark). 99 x 69 cm (38.9 x 27.1 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Large-size work in a painting-like appearance and in particularly strong colors.
• An expression of the artist's unmistakable pictorial language.
• In the 1960s Horst Antes began to develop his characteristic figure of the "Kopffüßler" (Head Footer) which the led to the artist's work group of the reduced Head.
• Up until today the artist uses the oversized heads to address the intellectual potential of man
.

Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by the office of Prof. Horst Antes, Karlsruhe, from May 3, 2021.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Thomas, Munich.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from aforementioned).

LITERATURE: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 717th auction, Contemporary Art, June 9, 1995, lot 691 (with full-page illu.).

476
Horst Antes
Roter Kopf auf grünem Grund, 1972.
Aquatec
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,800
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 21.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)