8,000 - 12,000 EUR
1924 - 2003
signed and dated 57
mixed media on plywood
130 by 77 cm., 51 by 30¼ in.
Please note the colours in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings.
This work is in good condition. The panel appears stable. The composition is slightly discoloured. There is paint shrinkage and craquelure throughout the thick pigment areas, coherent with the artist’s choice of medium. There are scattered areas of paint loss and abrasions to the extreme edges of the panel and a further area of abrasion in the lower center. This work has not been examined out of its frame.
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Private Collection, Germany (acquired directly from the artist)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Susannah Cremer-Bermbach, Herbert Zangs. Werkmonographie, Essen 1996, p. 83, no. 95
Emmy de Martelaere, Herbert Zangs: Catalogue raisonné of the abstract works, Vol I 1952 - 1960, Fascicule no. 3, Paris 2013, p. 113, no. I. 3. 114, illustrated in colour
Kleve, Städtisches Museum Haus Koekkoek, Zangs - Arbeiten 1953 - 1981, May - June 1982