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Ernst Wilhelm Nay (1902-1968)
Property from a Private American Collector
Ernst Wilhelm Nay (1902-1968)

Untitled (Head)

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Ernst Wilhelm Nay (1902-1968)
Untitled (Head)
signed and dated 'Nay 46' (upper right)
gouache on paper laid down on linen
16¼ x 12¼ in. (41.2 x 31 cm.)
Painted in 1946
Provenance
A. Hansell Paine, Valdosta, Georgia.

Lot Essay

Aurel Scheibler, Cologne has confirmed the authenticity of this work which will be included in the forthcoming Ernst Wilhelm Nay catalogue raisonné of works on paper being prepared by the Estate of Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Cologne.

The present gouache is part of the Hekate-Bilder series executed by the artist in Hofheim (near Frankfurt/Main) between 1945-1948.
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