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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 359

    William Wauer (German, 1866-1962)

    Expressionismus: two drawings

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    William Wauer (German, 1866-1962)
    Expressionismus: two drawings
    each signed with the monogram 'WW' (lower right)
    brush and ink and white gouache on paper
    each approx.: 13¾ x 10 in. (35 x 25.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1918 (2)

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    This lot is sold together with the original exhibition catalogue Expressionismus. Die Kunstwende, organised by Herwarth Walden at his gallery Der Sturm in Berlin in 1918, of which these two drawings are projects for the front and back covers.

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    Acquired by the present owner in 1990.

    Pre-Lot Text



    Exh. cat., Expressionismus, Die Kunstwende, Berlin, 1918 (illustrated on the front and back covers).
    N. Walden & L. Schreyer, Der Sturm. Ein Erinnerungsbuch an Herwarth Walden und die Künstler aus dem Sturmkreis, Baden-Baden, 1954 (one illustrated p. 173).


    Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, August - October 1998, nos. 87/1-2 (illustrated p. 230).