Lot 3605* - Z24 PostWar & Contemporary - Monday, 30. June 2008, 02.00 PM

BAUMEISTER, WILLI

(1889 Stuttgart 1955)
Monturi -Kreis. 1954.
Oil with synthetic resin and sand on hard masonite.
Signed lower right : Baumeister. Verso also signed, dated and entitled "Monturi Kreis".
54 x 46 cm.

Provenance:
- Th. Weigel, Darmstadt.
- Dr. Walter Becker, Mainz.
- Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich.
- Private collection, Switzerland .

Exhibited:
- Munich 1986, Galerie Gunzenhauser, 1991, p. 11, No. 25, Colour ill. p.15.
- Frankfurt am Main 1991, Frankfurter Kunstkabinett Hanna Bekker vom Rath.

Literature:
- Grohmann, Willi: Willi Baumeister - Leben und Werk, Köln, 1963, p. 148, Werkverzeichnis No. 1574 with ill.
- Beye, Peter/Baumeister, Felicitas: Willi Baumeister - Werkkatalog der Gemälde II, Ostfildern, 2007, p. 794, No. 2005 with ill.

CHF 160 000 / 260 000

€ 140 350 / 228 070

Sold for CHF 572 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.