Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 475

 
475
Horst Antes
Kopf in Kopf, 1965.
Watercolor, gouache and chalks over pencil
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,800
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Kopf in Kopf. 1965.
Watercolor, gouache and chalks over pencil.
Upper right signed and barely legibly dated. On brownish Richard de Bas laid paper (with the watermark). 39.3 x 28.5 cm (15.4 x 11.2 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Early example of the characteristic, reduced "Head" figure which Horst Antes conceived as a development of the "Kopffüßler" (Head Footer) from the early 1960s.
• An expression of the artist's unmistakable pictorial language.
• Up until today the artist uses the oversized heads to address the intellectual potential of man.
• The "Heads" and the "Head Footers" are among the artist's most sought-after motifs.
• Privately-owned for more than 20 years
.

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

PROVENANCE: Lefebre Galleries, New York.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (since 2000, Kunsthallen, Copenhagen, May 17, 2000, lot 8).

475
Horst Antes
Kopf in Kopf, 1965.
Watercolor, gouache and chalks over pencil
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,800
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)