Sale: 533 / Modern Art Day Sale and Gerlinger Collection, Dec. 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 500

 

500
Otto Modersohn
Eingang von Worpswede (Abend in Worpswede mit der alten Schmiede von Struß), 1940.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 14,100
Sold:
€ 16,875 / $ 15,862

(incl. surcharge)
Eingang von Worpswede (Abend in Worpswede mit der alten Schmiede von Struß). 1940.
Oil on canvas.
Signed in lower left. 48 x 65 cm (18.8 x 25.5 in).
[AM].
• Characteristic landscape composition by one of the most acclaimed Worpswede artists.
• Subtle account of an evening atmosphere in the transparent-foggy coloring characteristic of Modersohn's late creative period.
• Otto Modersohn and his fellow Worpswede artists were formative for a new intuitive landscape painting and were precursors of Modernism in Germany
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The work is listed in the artist's studio book under the number 37. We are grateful to Mr Rainer Noeres, Otto Modersohn Museum, Fischerhude, for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.




500
Otto Modersohn
Eingang von Worpswede (Abend in Worpswede mit der alten Schmiede von Struß), 1940.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 14,100
Sold:
€ 16,875 / $ 15,862

(incl. surcharge)