Lot 1838. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Starting price:€ 22 000
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 139959
Lot 1838Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
(1884 Rottluff - 1976 Berlin)Still life with four pearsBy 1940, the formed sheet, on the surface described, powerful defined fruit in your bright colour contrasting, dark shadows throw. Still life in Karl Schmidt-Rottluffs Create a Central place. The specific appeal of this well-being of Paul Cézanne inspired leaf, the concentration on the bulbs from power as the main image subject, in the case of the Schmidt-Rottluff very aware of the bright Image are left. Added to this is the vibrancy that speaks from the still life itself: moving, black contour lines of the fruits are outlined, their two-point internal surfaces in shaded, vibrant colours, the play of light and shadow. It seems as if Karl Schmidt-Rottluff with the reduction of the image elements in the quiet of his own inner Emigration life at the same time in the resistance against the national socialism. In 1937 Schmidt-Rottluffs works (608) have been confiscated from German museums as "degenerate art", some of then in the "degenerate art" exhibition demonstrated. In the painting burning on 20. March 1939 in the courtyard of Berlin's main fire station, several of his works were destroyed; in 1941, he received Malverbot. In 1945, the Berlin apartment, and the Berlin Studio was destroyed, along with a variety of Work by the bombing. Pastel (or colored chalk) and ink/paper. R u signed in; 25 cm x 39 cm. Frame.Provenance: Collection Of Gustav Gross, Of Hanover.Pastel (coloured chalks) and ink on paper. Signed.

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