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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 426

    Kurt Weinhold (German, 1896-1965)

    Mann mit Radio (Homo Sapiens)

    Price Realised  

    Kurt Weinhold (German, 1896-1965)
    Mann mit Radio (Homo Sapiens)
    signed and dated 'Kurt Weinhold-Calw 29' (lower left); signed and inscribed 'Kurt Weinhold-Calw Württbg. "Mann mit Radio."' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    47 3/8 x 35¾ in. (121 x 90.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1929


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    Provenance

    Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart.
    Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Grafenau (no. 10).
    Rolf Deyhle, Stuttgart.
    Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart.
    On loan to the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, since 2001.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION


    Literature

    S. Michalski, Neue Sachlichkeit: Malerei, Graphik und Photographie in Deutschland 1919-1933, Cologne, 1992, p. 158 (illustrated).
    S. Michalski, New objectivity: painting, graphic art and photography in Weimar, London, 2003, p. 159 (illustrated p. 160).
    P. Sloterdijk, Sphären, Plurale Sphärologie, vol. III, Frankfurt am Main, 2004, p. 593 (illustrated).
    U. Peters, 'Kurt Weinhold: Mann mit Radio (Homo sapiens), 1929', in Monats anzeiger, Museen und Ausstellungen in Nürnberg, February 2004, pp. 2-4 (illustrated p. 2 and on the cover).
    U. Peters, 'Führerstimme und Wunschkonzert', in KulturGUT, aus der Forschung des Germanischen Nationalmuseums, Book 15, IV Quartal, 2007 (illustrated p. 8).


    Exhibited

    Dresden, Kunstverein, no. 2740.
    Stuttgart, Galerie Valentien, Ausstellung Kurt Weinhold, January - February 1976, p. 2 (illustrated).
    Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, Neue Sachlichkeit: Magischer Realismus, December 1990 - February 1991, no. 63 (illustrated p. 153).
    Munich, Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Der kühle Blick: Realismus der zwanziger Jahre, June - September 2001, p. 333 (illustrated).
    Stuttgart, Galerie Valentien, Kurt Weinhold, February 1976.
    New York, Ubu Gallery, Neue Sachlichkeit: New Objectivity in Weimar Germany, November 2004.
    Barcelona, Fundación Caixa Catalunya, La música y el III Reich, De Bayreuth a Terezin, February - May 2007, no. 177 (illustrated p. 161).