Sale: 548 / Contemporary Art Day Sale, Dec. 08. 2023 in Munich Lot 212

 

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Marlene Dumas
The short black dress, 1993.
India Ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 19,440
Sold:
€ 26,670 / $ 28,803

(incl. surcharge)
The short black dress. 1993.
India Ink drawing.
Lower right signed, dated and titled. On BFK Rives wove paper (with watermark). 31.5 x 24 cm (12.4 x 9.4 in), size of sheet. [AW].

• The human figure and the portrait are at the center of her work.
• The basis is usually a photographic template that she shoots herself or takes from the media.
• In 1982 and 1992, she took part in the 7th and IX documenta in Kassel and in 1995 in the Venice Biennale.
• Her works can be found in renowned international collections like the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Tate Gallery, London, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York
.

We are grateful to the Archive Studio Dumas, Amsterdam, for the kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.




212
Marlene Dumas
The short black dress, 1993.
India Ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 19,440
Sold:
€ 26,670 / $ 28,803

(incl. surcharge)