Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 201

 

201
Jonathan Meese
Schlüpfrecht "Natyrnkind" im Gran Canyon, when I was too young, 2008.
Mixed media on canvas. Oil, acrylic, synthetic ...
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 25,500
Sold:
€ 65,000 / $ 66.300

(incl. surcharge)
Schlüpfrecht "Natyrnkind" im Gran Canyon, when I was too young. 2008.
Mixed media on canvas. Oil, acrylic, synthetic resin and collage.
Lower right monogrammed, dated and inscribed "DR. HUMTY DUMPTY is back" as part of the image. Verso of the canvas twice signed and dated, as well as titled. Several times inscribed with the work number "MEE 1911" and "MEE / M 1911" on stretcher and frame by a hand other than that of the artist. 260 x 185 cm (102.3 x 72.8 in). [CH].

• Impressive large-size work.
• Characteristic combination of painting, text and collage.
• Meese's works can be found at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich.
• Solo shows took place at, among others, the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich in 2018, in 2017 at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and in 2007 at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
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We are grateful to the Bureau Jonathan Meese, Berlin, for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin (with the gallery stamps on the stretcher).
Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from the above).
Ever since family-owned.




201
Jonathan Meese
Schlüpfrecht "Natyrnkind" im Gran Canyon, when I was too young, 2008.
Mixed media on canvas. Oil, acrylic, synthetic ...
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 25,500
Sold:
€ 65,000 / $ 66.300

(incl. surcharge)