Vente: 512 / Modern Art II 12 décembre 2020 à Munich Lot 429

 
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Paula Modersohn-Becker
Zwei Mädchenköpfe im Profil nach rechts, 1903/04.
Charcoal drawing
Estimation:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,400
Résultat:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.200

(25% frais d'adjudication compris)
Description de l'objet
Zwei Mädchenköpfe im Profil nach rechts. 1903/04.
Charcoal drawing.
Monogrammed in lower right. On wove paper. 21.1 x 18.6 cm (8.3 x 7.3 in), the full sheet.
Verso with a fragmentarily preserved study of a male head with one hand on a cheek. This presumably is a study for Modersohn-Becker's painting "Brustbild eines Bauern, den Kopf auf die rechte Hand gestützt" (Busch/Werner 373). [CH].
• Verso with a fragmentarily preserved study of a male head with one hand on a cheek. This presumably is a study for Modersohn-Becker's painting "Brustbild eines Bauern, den Kopf auf die rechte Hand gestützt" (Busch/Werner 373).
• In possession of the artist's daughter Mathilde Modersohn for many years.
• Wonderful depiction of two girls in profile, with rich contrast in Paula Modersohn-Becker's typical manner.
• Such elaborate children portraits by the artist are extremely rare
.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (1876-1907).
Collection Mathilde "Tille" Modersohn (1907-1998, artis's daughter), Bremen.
Private collection Berlin.
Art trader Wolfgang Werner KG, Berlin/Bremen.
Collection Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a. M. (acquired from aforementioned in 1994).

EXHIBITION: Paula Modersohn-Becker. Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Graphik, Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Berlin, November 6 - December 19, 1992, Graphisches Kabinett, Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Bremen, January 17 - March 13, 1993, cat. no. 33 (with illu.).
Auf Papier. Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus der Deutschen Bank, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, March 3 - April 30, 1995, Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Photographie und Architektur, Berlin, May 18 - July 2, 1995, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, August 10 - September 24, 1995, cat. no. 128, p. 222 (with full-page illu. on p. 223).
Man in the Middle, Museum Moderner Kunst Wörlen, Passau, December 8, 2001 - February 3., 2002; Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, September 15, 2002 - January 15, 2003; Stadtgalerie, Kiel, October 18 - November 17, 2002; Kunsthalle, Tübingen, September 13 - November 2, 2003; Galerii Miedzynarodowego Centrum Kultury, Cracow, June 4 - September 19. 2003.
25. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, April 30 - June 19. 2005, p. 74 (with color illu., no. 1).
A Circle walked Casually, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin, November 28, 2013 - March 2, 2014; Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, June 21 - October 12, 2014.

429
Paula Modersohn-Becker
Zwei Mädchenköpfe im Profil nach rechts, 1903/04.
Charcoal drawing
Estimation:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,400
Résultat:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.200

(25% frais d'adjudication compris)