Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 39

 

39
Georg Baselitz
Die Kaffeekanne, 1978.
Charcoal, ink brush and black chalk
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,000
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 22,500

(incl. surcharge)
Die Kaffeekanne. 1978.
Charcoal, ink brush and black chalk.
Bottom right signed and dated "Aug. 78". Inscribed with the work number "G.B.Z 108" on the reverse. On creme wove paper. 61 x 43.2 cm (24 x 17 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Privately-owned for nearly 40 years.
• Characteristic composition of expressive-dynamic charcoal drawing and a free, partly glazing gouache painting.
• The same year this work was made, the painting of the same name, today part of the collection of the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam, was also made.
• As of 1969 Baselitz began to make the typical works with an upside-down figurative motif.
• Other works from this year are in possession of, among others, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, and the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. Main.
• In 1972 and 1982 the artist participated in documenta 5, 6 and 7 in Kassel.
• Two years after this work was made, Baselitz, along with Anselm Kiefer, represented Germany at the 39th Venice Biennial
.

This work is registered at the Archive Georg Baselitz, Munich. We are grateful to the archive for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Hans Neuendorf, Hamburg.
Private collection Berlin (acquired from the above in 1984).




39
Georg Baselitz
Die Kaffeekanne, 1978.
Charcoal, ink brush and black chalk
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,000
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 22,500

(incl. surcharge)