Lot 349
  • 349

Oskar Schlemmer

Estimate
2,000 - 4,000 GBP
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Description

  • Oskar Schlemmer
  • Abstrakte Komposition in Blau und Rosa, Vision eines Kopfes(Abstract composition red and blue, vision of a head)
  • signed Oskar Schlemmer, dated 6.8.41 and extensively inscribed on the reverse
  • monotype on card
  • 14.4 by 10cm., 5⅝ by 3⅞in.

Provenance

Dieter Keller, Stuttgart 
Dr Willy Rotzler, Zurich
Sale: Kornfeld, Bern, 20th June 1997, lot 817
Purchased at the above sale by the late owner

Exhibited

Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection, 1999, no. 180, illustrated in colour in the catalogue 

Literature

Karin v. Maur, Oskar Schlemmer, Œuvrekatalog der Gemälde, Aquarelle, Pastelle und Plastiken, Munich, 1979, no. G 582, illustrated p. 177
Linie, Licht und Schatten, Meisterzeichnungen und Skulpturen der Sammlung Jan und Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski (exhibition catalogue) Berlin, 1999, illustrated p. 416

Condition

Executed on the back of a cream postcard, not laid down, attached to the window mount intermittently along the edges. The verso (which is extensively inscribed) is visible via the window mount. This work is in overall very good condition.
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