Vente: 496 / Evening Sale 06 décembre 2019 à Munich Lot 166

 
166
Franz Gertsch
Cima del Mar, 1990.
Woodcut in colors
Estimation:
€ 70,000 / $ 77,000
Résultat:
€ 87,500 / $ 96.250

(25% frais d'adjudication compris)
Description de l'objet
Cima del Mar. 1990.
Woodcut in colors . Birch ashes and sheet gold.
Mason 11 b (of c). Verso signed and inscribed "Probedruck". Trial proof aside from the edition of together 48 numbered copies (each in different unique coloring). Unique object. Hand-made proof on creme Kumohadamashi Japon by Heizaburo Iwano. 144.7 x 126.3 cm (56.9 x 49.7 in). Sheet ca. 170 x 153 cm ( 66,9 x 60,2 in).
Printed by Nik Hausmann in cooperation with Franz Gertsch and published by Turske & Turske, Zürich and Franz Gertsch. [CH].
• Unique object.
• Trial proof aside from the edition, described as "Der Krokodilfarbene" (the crocodile-colored) by the artist
• The artist realizes the special coloring of his woodcuts through the elaborate use of the most precious color pigments.
• Monumental format, executed with highest precision.
• Hand-made proof on hand-made Kumohadamashi Japon by Heizaburo Iwano.
• Another color variant of "Cima Del Mar" is in the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
.
We are grateful to Mr. Albrecht Gertsch for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Bavaria (acquired from the artist in 1990).

EXHIBITION: Each different copy:
Franz Gertsch. Landschaften und Porträts 1986-1995, Hamburger Bahnhof/Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, October 3, 1997 - January 11, 1998, pp. 48 ff.
Franz Gertsch. Xylographies monumentales 1986-2000, Centre culturel suisse, Paris, February 23 - April 15, 2001, pp. 28 ff., cat. no. 11 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Different copy:
Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath, Franz Gertsch. Die Magie des Realen, Wabern/Bern 2004, pp. 186 ff.

Essay
The year this work was made the artist showed some of his large-size woodcuts in the exhibition "Franz Gertsch. Projects 22" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
166
Franz Gertsch
Cima del Mar, 1990.
Woodcut in colors
Estimation:
€ 70,000 / $ 77,000
Résultat:
€ 87,500 / $ 96.250

(25% frais d'adjudication compris)