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.