Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 442

 
442
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Paolo und Francesca, 1946.
Gouache
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 75.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Paolo und Francesca. 1946.
Gouache.
Claesges 46-115. Signed and dated in lower left. On wove paper. 33 x 24.3 cm (12.9 x 9.5 in), the full sheet.
[SM].
• From the "Hekate-Periode" (1945-1948), in which Nay addresses mythologic themes and events from recent history.
• In 1947 he executed the same motif in oil.
• For the first time on the international auction market
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Der Spiegel, Cologne.
Private collection Düren.

442
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Paolo und Francesca, 1946.
Gouache
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 75.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)