Lot 3065 - A181 Swiss Art - Friday, 30. June 2017, 04.00 PM

VARLIN (WILLY GUGGENHEIM)

(Zurich 1900 - 1977 Bondo)
Der Leichenwagen. 1961.
Oil on canvas.
Verso with three portrait sketches, signed and inscribed: Willy VARLIN für Alfred (Hypochonder).
98 x 150 cm.

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the artist; via inheritance to the present private collection.

Exhibited:
Basel, 28.10.-26.11.1967, Kunsthalle Basel, no. 76.

Literature:
- Netter, Maria: Varlin and seine Opfer - Ausstellung des Zürcher Kunstpreisträgers 1967 in der Kunsthalle Basel In: Die Weltwoche, 3.11.1967.
- Loetscher, Hugo (ed.): Varlin - Der Maler und sein Werk, Zurich 1969, p. 86.
- Vachtova, Ludmila: Varlin, Zürich / Frauenfeld, 1978, p. 208.
- Guggenheim, Franca and Keckeis, Peter (ed.): Varlin Briefe und Schriften, Zürich 1989, p. 44.
- Guggenheim, Patrizia and Eichelberg, Tobias (ed.): Varlin. Wenn ich dichten könnte. Briefe und Schriften, Zurich 1998, p. 268.
- Tedeschi-Pellanda, Paola and Guggenheim, Patrizia: Varlin - Werkverzeichnis der Bilder, Zurich and Frankfurt 2000, vol. 2, p. 239, no. 1065 (with ill.).

CHF 60 000 / 80 000

€ 52 630 / 70 180

Sold for CHF 72 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.