Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
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Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)

Toter Mann auf Hirschskeletten (Dead Man on Deer Skeletons)

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Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
Toter Mann auf Hirschskeletten (Dead Man on Deer Skeletons)
signed, titled, inscribed and dated ‘Toter Mann auf Hirschskeletten Beuys 55 für Block 140’ (on the reverse)
pencil on paper
8 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (22,5 x 50 cm.)
Executed in 1955
Provenance
Karl Ströher Collection, Darmstadt.
Private Collection, Switzerland.
Private Collection, Germany.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
J. Beuys and H. Lieberknecht, Joseph Beuys. Zeichnungen 1947-59 I. Gespräch zwischen Joseph Beuys und Hagen Lieberknecht, Cologne 1972, p. 59, no. 20 (illustrated, unpaged).
Exhibited
Darmstadt, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Joseph Beuys. Zeichnungen und andere Blätter aus der Sammlung Karl Ströher, 1972, p. 13, no. 38 (illustrated, p. 22).
Tübingen, Kunsthalle Tübingen, Joseph Beuys. Zeichnungen aus der Sammlung Karl Ströher, 1973, no. 39.
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Joseph Beuys, 1979, p. 286, no. 57 (illustrated, p. 37; incorrectly illustrated and dated 1952).
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.

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