Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 227

 

227
Peter Dreher
Tag um Tag guter Tag (Schlüssel), 1997-2005.
Oil on board. Lot comprising 9 paintings
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 23.400

(incl. surcharge)
Tag um Tag guter Tag (Schlüssel). 1997-2005.
Oil on board. Lot comprising 9 paintings.
Each signed on the reverse. Eight of the paintings dated and dedicated on verso. Four work dated on recto. Up to 20.4 x 14.6 cm (8 x 5.7 in).
The owner received the works as a New Years Greeting from the artist. [AM].
• Alongside the glass, the motif of the key plays a central role in the artist's oeuvre.
• Peter Dreher had absolute vision, an ability to visually break down any color into its component parts.
• Paintings by Peter Dreher are in numerous important public collections, such as the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, the Kunsthallen Karlsruhe and Mannheim, as well as the Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden and the Art Institute of Chicago
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany (obtained directly from the artist).

"I find the world so entertaining that I can sit quietly anywhere for hours without doing any chores. As soon as I open my eyes, I have enough to do."
Peter Dreher in a conversation with Heinz-Norbert Jocks, quoted from: Die Diktatur und das Echo der Zeit oder das Glück, die Zeit zu vergessen, in: Kunstforum, vol. 150, Zeit - Existenz - Kunst, 2000, p. 228.




227
Peter Dreher
Tag um Tag guter Tag (Schlüssel), 1997-2005.
Oil on board. Lot comprising 9 paintings
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 23.400

(incl. surcharge)