Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 412

 

412
Christian Rohlfs
Die blauen Berge, Um 1912.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 60,000
Sold:
€ 118,750 / $ 118,750

(incl. surcharge)
Die blauen Berge. Um 1912.
Oil on canvas.
Vogt 527. Lower right monogrammed. 80 x 120 cm (31.4 x 47.2 in).

• From the renowned collection of Adalbert and Thilda Colsman, Langenberg.
• Made during the artist's first stay in Bavaria.
• Despite the fact that the artist rendered the blue mountains true to nature, the composition has an almost abstract appeal and the color comes to the fore
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Adalbert und Thilda Colsman, Langenberg (Colsman family-owned until 2016: Grisebach).
Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from the above in 2016).

EXHIBITION: Christian Rohlfs. Göttingen, Kunstsammlungen der Universität Göttingen, 1949, cat. no. 25/ Freunde des Museums sammeln. II: Kunst aus der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Essen, Museum Folkwang, 1972, cat. no. 54, illu. on p. 59.

LITERATURE: Villa Grisebach, Berlin, auction on June 2, 2016, 20 Werke aus der Sammlung Adalbert und Thilda Colsman, lot 15.




412
Christian Rohlfs
Die blauen Berge, Um 1912.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 60,000
Sold:
€ 118,750 / $ 118,750

(incl. surcharge)