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Willi Baumeister

Flächenspannung

Property from the Collection of the Late Manfred Wandel, Stiftung für konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen

Willi Baumeister

Willi Baumeister

Flächenspannung

Flächenspannung

Willi Baumeister

1889 - 1955

Flächenspannung

signed WB on the stretcher and later wrongly dated 1922 on the reverse

oil on canvas

41 by 32.7 cm., 16⅛ by 12¾ in.

Painted in 1925.

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Private Collection

Sale: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 3th & 4th December 1980, lot 56

Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne

Manfred Wandel, Reutlingen (Stiftung für konkrete Kunst)(acquired from the above)

Thence by descent to the present owner

Peter Beye & Felicitas Baumeister, Willi Baumeister: Werkkatalog der Gemälde, Ostfildern, 2002, vol. II, no. 254, illustrated p. 112

Cologne, Galerie Gmurzynska, Klassische Moderne, 1981, no. 19, illustrated p. 30

Stuttgart, Galerie Beatrix Wilhelm, 1 + 1 =3 Anton Stankowski und seine Freunde, 1986, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Reutlingen, Stiftung für konkrete Kunst, Willi Baumeister - Das Unbekannte in der Kunst, 1988/89, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Reutlingen, Stiftung für konkrete Kunst, Die konkrete Zeit - Gegenstände eines Jahrhunderts, 1996