Sale: 533 / Modern Art Day Sale and Gerlinger Collection, Dec. 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 499

 

499
Otto Modersohn
Mondnacht (verso: Waldweg), 1942.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 13,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 20,700

(incl. surcharge)
Mondnacht (verso: Waldweg). 1942.
Oil on canvas.
Lower left signed and dated. Lower right additionally signed, partly panited over. 55.5 x 74.5 cm (21.8 x 29.3 in). [CH].

• Painted on both sides: with a forest scene in strong colors on its verso.
• Atmospheric vespertine landscape, presumably showing the Wümme meadows near Fischerhude.
• A similar depiction from the same year is in the Kunsthalle Bremen
.

The work is listed in the artist's studio book under the number 182. We are grateful to Mr Rainer Noeres, Otto Modersohn Museum, Fischerhude, for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Max Kruse, Berlin (presumably gifted from the artist, verso with a dedication).
Max Kruse jr., Munich (inherited from the above, verso with note of ownership)
Private collection germany.




499
Otto Modersohn
Mondnacht (verso: Waldweg), 1942.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 13,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 20,700

(incl. surcharge)