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Willi Baumeister
1889 - 1955
ROTER RHYTHMUS
signed and dated 5.45
oil on plywood
60 by 69.5 cm. 23 5/8 by 27 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Curt Weller, Horn/Bodensee
Private Collection, Europe
Galleria Henze, Campione d'Italia
Achenbach Kunstberatung, Dusseldorf
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1983

Literature

Will Grohmann, Willi Baumeister - Leben und Werk, Cologne 1963, p. 305, no. 932, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Campione d'Italia, Galleria Henze, Moderne Kunst, 1983, p. 38, no. 36, illustrated in colour
Peter Beye and Felicitas Baumeister, Willi Baumeister - Werkkatalog der Gemälde Band II, Ostfildern 2002, p. 497, no. 1263, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"The work of art forms a cosmos that asserts itself parallel to nature."
Willi Baumeister
Wolfgang Kermer, Der schöpferische Winkel: Willi Baumeisters pädagogische Tätigkeit, Stuttgart 1992, p. 137

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