Sale: 371 / Modern Art / Side lines of the German Avant-garde, Oct. 22. 2010 in Munich Lot 341

 
Hans Reichel - Todesanzeige einer blauen Katze

341
Hans Reichel
Todesanzeige einer blauen Katze, 1954.
Watercolour
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 3,850
Sold:
€ 3,660 / $ 4.026

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Watercolor
Monogrammed and dated "1954" lower right, titled and dated "66" on backing cardboard. On laid paper, laid on cardboard. 23 x 28,5 cm (9 x 11,2 in), the full sheet
The work "Todesanzeige einer blauen Katze" is registered in the house catalog of Hans Reichel under the number 1954-66. Attached: A ses amis en souvenir de Hans Reichel, aquatint etching, monogramm and inscribed "F10" on the plate. [SM].

We are grateful to Mr Andreas Hüneke, Potsdam, for his expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover 1960 (with adhesive label on rear of frame, there with catalog number 109).
Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne 1960, no. 173.

341
Hans Reichel
Todesanzeige einer blauen Katze, 1954.
Watercolour
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 3,850
Sold:
€ 3,660 / $ 4.026

(incl. 22% surcharge)