24 June 2015
Willi Baumeister (1889-1955)
signed and dated 'Baumeister 47' (lower right); dedicated and inscribed 's.h. Heinz 2.5.48.' (lower left)
oil and resin on card laid down on panel
19 3/8 x 14 3/4 in. (49.2 x 37.5 cm.)
Executed in 1947
Heinz Rasch, Wuppertal, a gift from the artist on 2 May 1948.
Private collection, London, a gift from the above in 1957.
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W. Grohmann, Willi Baumeister, Life and Work, London, 1964, no. 1133, p. 314 (titled 'Schablone II').
P. Beye & F. Baumeister, Willi Baumeister, Werkkatalog der Gemälde, vol. II, Ostfildern 2002, no. 1541 (illustrated).
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