21 June 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Willi Baumeister (1889-1955)
Violett mit gelbem Pendel (Arab III auf Violett)
signed and dated 'Baumeister 4.50' (lower left); signed, inscribed and dated 'Violett mit gelbem Pendel 1950 54 x 46 Baumesiter Irene Wild-Blatz' (on the reverse)
oil on board
18 1/8 x 21 3/8 in. (46 x 54.2 cm.)
Painted in April 1950
A gift from the artist to the present owner in 1950.
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W. Grohmann, Willi Baumeister - Life and work, London, 1964, no. 1112, p. 313.
P. Beye & F. Baumeister, Willi Baumeister, Werkkatalog der Gemälde, vol. II, Bonn, 2002, no. 1514 (illustrated p. 595).
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