Lot 4010. Conrad Westpfahl, Abstract Composition

Starting price: € 300
Auction date: 24.02.2018   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4010 | Conrad Westpfahl, Abstract Composition
Conrad WestpfahLänge: Berlin 1891 - 1976 Wetzhausen. German painter and graphic artist. Important representatives of the Informal art, in particular abstract representations. Studies in Berlin, including Emil Orlik, as well as at the Munich Academy of art. In 1930 emigrated to Paris, acquaintance with Max Ernst and Picasso. From 1934 to 1939 in Greece. 1939 return to Berlin. Malverbot in the time of national socialism upon his return. After the war, numerous international exhibitions in Milan, Paris, Florence and Rome. Subject: Abstract composition of an anthropomorphic figure in the dominating red - and- blue color scheme. Mixed media on paper, 28 x 19 cm, under glass framed. The authorship of the West pile is backed up by provenance from a prominent southern collection, the come from also Work the other in the auction, offered West stake. Lit.: Hans-Dieter Mück, Conrad Westpfahl. Abstract Work in 1932 to 1976 (plant directory), Frankfurt/Stuttgart, 1997. Ulrich Bischoff (Ed.), Conrad Westpfahl. A Pictorial Monograph, Cologne 2000.

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Preview 17.02.2018 - 21.02.2018
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