Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 408

 

408
Lesser Ury
Berliner Straßenszene im Herbst (Hotel Adlon, Berlin), 1920.
Pastel on board
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 46,400
Sold:
€ 150,000 / $ 174.000

(incl. surcharge)
Berliner Straßenszene im Herbst (Hotel Adlon, Berlin). 1920s.
Pastel on board.
Lower left signed. 49.5 x 35 cm (19.4 x 13.7 in).

• Exceptionally atmospheric work in Lesser Ury's characteristic masterly pastel technique.
• Privately-owned for ca. 100 years and for the first time offered on the international auction market.
• Like no other artust, Ury was the painter of the metropolis Berlin in the Roaring Twenties, capturing its bustling atmosphere in hgis street scenes.
• His Berlin scenes count among the masterworks of German Impressionism
.

Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Dr. Sibylle Groß, Catalog Raisonnée Lesser Ury, Berlin, from June 8, 2022.

PROVENANCE: Collection Carl Cahn, Berlin (presumably acquired direcly from the artist before 1932.
Ever since family-owned.




408
Lesser Ury
Berliner Straßenszene im Herbst (Hotel Adlon, Berlin), 1920.
Pastel on board
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 46,400
Sold:
€ 150,000 / $ 174.000

(incl. surcharge)