Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 431

 

431
Emil Nolde
Meerlandschaft mit rotem Abendhimmel, 1946.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 131,250 / $ 148.312

(incl. surcharge)
Meerlandschaft mit rotem Abendhimmel. 1946.
Watercolor.
Bottom right signed. With a stamp from the Nolde Foundation on the reverse. On Japon. 22.7 x 27.8 cm (8.9 x 10.9 in), the full sheet. [EH].
Titled "Abendhimmel" by Ada Nolde on the backing board.
• Lyrical sea watercolor made in St. Peter on the North Sea coast in 1946.
• Family-owned for more than 50 years
.

Accompanied by a photo expertise from Prof. Dr. Manfred Reuther, former director of the Foundation Ada and Emil Nolde, Klockries, from October 10, 2020. The work is registered in his archive with the number "Nolde A - 182/2020".

PROVENANCE: Private collection Bavaria (family-owned since 1965).

EXHIBITION: Emil Nolde, Marlborough Fin Art, London, February - March 1964, cat. no. 39, (with a label on the reverse. Label titled: Dunkler Abendhimmel, in catalog: Dark Evening Sky).

" I saw the wild beauty of the fire on the evening sky in last floating stripes of clouds, passing off in blazing, glowing colors. I felt the hour's sultriness, I felt it like fervor and scintillation, painting, painting in true-to-life, dutiful sensitivity, like following orders."
Emil Nolde, quoted from: Emil Nolde. Mein Leben, Cologne 1976, p. 378.




431
Emil Nolde
Meerlandschaft mit rotem Abendhimmel, 1946.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 131,250 / $ 148.312

(incl. surcharge)