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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 337

    WOLS (1913-1951)

    Komposition

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WOLS (1913-1951)
    Komposition
    signed 'WOLS' (lower right)
    ink on paper
    7 1/8 x 5 1/8in. (18 x 13cm.)
    Executed in 1946


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Galerie Loeb, Paris.
    Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris.
    Madame Jacques Lazard Collection, Paris. Dr. Ewald Rathke Kunsthandel , Frankfurt.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1987-1988.


    Exhibited

    Frankfurt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Wols, Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Fotos, 1965-1966, no. 88 (illustrated, unpaged). London, Goethe Institut, Wols, Drawings and watercolours, 1985, (illustrated ,p. 49).
    Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Wols: Die Retrospektive, 2013 (illustrated).
    Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, WOLS, Cosmos and Street, 2014 (illustrated, p. 67).


    Post Lot Text

    The work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.