HANNAH HÖCH | FLIEGEND IN RAUM (FLYING IN SPACE)
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Property from a Private British Collection
1889 - 1978
FLIEGEND IN RAUM (FLYING IN SPACE)
signed H.H. and dated 43 (lower right); titled and dated 1943 on the verso
watercolour, gouache and pen and ink on paper
10.5 by 21.8cm., 4⅛ by 8⅝in.
Framed: 21.5 by 32cm., 8½ by 12⅝in.
Executed in 1943.
Dr. Ralf Burmeister of the Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur, Letung Künstler-Archive und Bibliothek has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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Executed on cream laid paper and not laid down, the sheet is secured to the mount with adhesive strips along the upper and lower edges. The upper edge is slightly unevenly cut and the lower edge is deckled. There is a small amount of adhesive staining along the lower edge in the thinner areas of the sheet. There are a number of vertical creases running through the sheet, from the lower edge. There is a small amount of time staining to the sheet, most visible in line with the mount. There is a small amount of surface dirt. This work is in overall very good condition.
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Private Collection, Berlin
Thence by descent to the present owner
Gelsenkirchen, Städtisches Museum, Hannah Höch. Ein Leben mit der Pflanze, 1978, no. 55