Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 441

 

441
Emil Nolde
Gladiole, Um 1930.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 62,400
Sold:
€ 67,500 / $ 70.200

(incl. surcharge)
Gladiole. Um 1930.
Watercolor.
Lower right signed. On Japon. 33.7 x 20.8 cm (13.2 x 8.1 in), the full sheet.

• Family-owned for 80 years.
• The interplay of transparency and strong colors makes for a fascinating composition.
• The delicate play with form and color is the artistic essence of this flower watercolor
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Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Prof. Dr. Manfred Reuther onn April 10, 2022. The watercolor is registered at the Archive Reuther under the number"Nolde A - 242/2022".

PROVENANCE: Galerie Ferdinand Möller, Berlin.
Private collection Southern Germany (since 1932, acquired directly from the above)
Ever since family-owned.

"Flowers blossom for the joy of the people. I paint them in summer so they can be enjoyed in winter."
Emil Nolde quote from: Manfred Reuther (editor), Emil Nolde, Mein Garten voller Blumen, 2010, p. 9




441
Emil Nolde
Gladiole, Um 1930.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 62,400
Sold:
€ 67,500 / $ 70.200

(incl. surcharge)