Tom Wesselmann, Monica Lying Down One Arm Up, Lithograph, 1990
Tom Wesselmann, Monica Lying Down One Arm Up, Lithograph, 1990
Classic Auction No. 718 from Berlin

Art & Editions

2016-12-16T20:00:00.000Z2016-12-16T22:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1119/auction-art-and-editions-december-2016This auction offers a wide range of unique and multiple works of art that show the fascinating diversity of artistic positions of the 20th and 21st century. Artists of the Berlin Secession and the Free Secession, among others César Klein, Ludwig von Hofmann, Wolf Reed, Willy Jaeckel, Leo von König, Paul Kuhfuss, Kurt Haase-Jastrow and Bruno Krauskopf are represented with several floral still lifes, landscapes and mythological paintings. --- Three serigraphs by the internationally renowned artist Tacita Dean visualize her typical motifs of time and transience. To point out is the lithograph of a female nude by the important representative of the American pop art, Tom Wesselmann. Günther Uecker's embossing ‘Feld’, Jörg Immendorff's two-part bronze sculpture depicting his ‘alter ego’, a monkey, as well as the collection of 8 drawings by the German artist Kinki Texas from 2005 are also worth special attention. Very impressive is the space-consuming bronze by Salvador Dalí, which represents a surrealistic interpretation of the famous ‘Venus of Milo’. Friday, December 16, 3:00 pm EST
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This auction offers a wide range of unique and multiple works of art that show the fascinating diversity of artistic positions of the 20th and 21st century. Artists of the Berlin Secession and the Free Secession, among others César Klein, Ludwig von Hofmann, Wolf Reed, Willy Jaeckel, Leo von König, Paul Kuhfuss, Kurt Haase-Jastrow and Bruno Krauskopf are represented with several floral still lifes, landscapes and mythological paintings.
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Three serigraphs by the internationally renowned artist Tacita Dean visualize her typical motifs of time and transience. To point out is the lithograph of a female nude by the important representative of the American pop art, Tom Wesselmann. Günther Uecker's embossing ‘Feld’, Jörg Immendorff's two-part bronze sculpture depicting his ‘alter ego’, a monkey, as well as the collection of 8 drawings by the German artist Kinki Texas from 2005 are also worth special attention. Very impressive is the space-consuming bronze by Salvador Dalí, which represents a surrealistic interpretation of the famous ‘Venus of Milo’.

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2 | Gerhard Richter, Victoria I and II, 2 Color Offset Prints, 2003
  • 2 Offsets in colors on light coated cardboard
  • Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) - German painter, sculptor and photographer
  • Each signed and dated ‘Richter 2003’ as well as titled ‘Victoria I’ and ‘Victoria II’ resp. the print
  • Catalogue raisonné: Butin, Addendum p.283
  • Published by Achenbach Art Edition, Düsseldorf
  • Image dimensions: each 60 x 40 cm; sheet dimensions: each 80 x 60 cm
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10 | Tom Wesselmann, Monica Lying Down One Arm Up, Lithograph, 1990
  • Lithograph on wove paper
  • Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) – US-American artist of Pop Art
  • Signed ‘Wesselmann’ and inscribed ‘HC 1/6’ in pencil
  • Published by International Images
  • Image dimensions: c. 75 x 125 cm; sheet dimensions: 82.5 x 129.5 cm
  • Matted behind glass silvered wooden frame: 115 x 161 cm
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20 | Salvador Dalí, Métamorphose topologique, Bronze, 1964
  • Bronze, patinated green, with inserted bronze elements; cast from the 1980s
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) – Important Spanish painter, graphic artist and sculptor of Surrealism
  • Signed ‘Salvador Dalí’ on the top of the base and numbered and inscribed ‘E A I/IV’ on the side of the base each in the cast
  • With the foundry mark ‘Cire Perdue C. Valsuani Paris’
  • Full title ‘Métamorphose topologique de la Vénus de Milo traversée par des tiroirs’
  • Catalogue raisonné: Descharnes 2003, 71
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28 | Bruno Krauskopf, Still Life with Sunflowers, c. 1920
  • Oil on canvas
  • Bruno Krauskopf (1892-1960) – German painter and graphic artist
  • Signed ‘B. Krauskopf’ lower right
  • Stamp of an English art supplier on the stretcher
  • Dimensions: 120 x 66 cm
  • In parcel-gilt wooden frame: 138 x 83 cm
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44 | Willy Jaeckel, View of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Oil Painting, 1924
  • Oil on canvas
  • Willy Jaeckel (1888-1944) – German-Polish painter, graphic artist and publisher; major representative of Expressionism
  • Signed ‘W. Jaeckel’ lower left
  • Dimensions: 99 x 99 cm
  • Mounted in glazed artist's frame: 112 x 112 cm
  • Decorative and expressive coastal view in the expressionist manner
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53 | Marc Chagall, Reconciliation, Etching, 1976
  • Etching and aquatint in colors on Japan paper
  • Marc Chagall (1887-1985) – French painter and graphic artist of Russian-Jewish origin and one of the main artist of the 20th century
  • Signed 'Marc Chagall' and numbered '9/25' in pencil
  • One of 25 signed and numbered sheets of the suite, these sheets were attached to the special edition of a total edition of 225 (25 special copies with a suite on japan of 25 sheets, 180 normal and 20 hors commerces)
  • From the 25-part portfolio 'Celui qui dit les choses sans rien dire' by Louis Aragon
  • Catalogue raisonné: Cramer 99
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57 | Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Jacqueline, Linocut in Colors, 1962
  • Linocut in colors on wove paper ‘Arches’ (watermark)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Spanish painter, graphic artist and sculptor
  • Signed by the printer 'H. Arnéra', titled and dated 'PETIT BUSTE DE FEMME 1962', inscribed 'Linogravure Originale de Picasso' and 'ESSAI DU 3me ETAT NOIR SUR FOND CLAIR' lower central
  • Catalogue raisonné: Bloch 1082; Baer 1300 A III (of B b)
  • One of two prints of this state aside from the edition of 50 copies
  • Complete title: Portrait de Jacqueline en robe imprimée (Petit Buste de Femme)
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58 | Max Ernst, Bronze Relief IV, Bronze, 1970
  • Bronze, brown-green patinated
  • Max Ernst (1891-1976) - Important German painter, printmaker and sculptor of Surrealism
  • With the engraved signature ‘Max Ernst’ and numbering '000/12'
  • Presumably copy for the publisher aside from the edition
  • Published by manus presse, Stuttgart
  • Dimensions: 36.7 x 28.5 cm
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64 | Pia Fries, 11. 08. 99, 8 Serigrafien, 1999
  • Set of 8 serigraphs in colors on wove paper ‘BFK Rives’ (watermark)
  • Pia Fries (b. 1955) – Swiss painter
  • Each signed and dated ‘Pia Fries 99’ and numbered ‘100/100’ in pencil
  • Image dimensions: each c. 65,8 x 50.2 cm, sheet-sized
  • Typical non-figurative work by the artist who is concerned with the color and its various qualities and possibilities
  • Object is taxed regularly. 19% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.
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