painted A Boy with a red cap, in the second half of the twenties, became the Star of the Evening in the summer auction, with selected works under the title "From Dürer to Balkenhol" in Grisebach in Berlin. The painting "students with red hat" to the Dresden international Hans Grundig (1901 to 1958) criticized the Prussian subjects of the spirit that prevailed at the schools in the Weimar Republic. The artist, whose motives of Otto Dix were influenced, was one of the most important representatives of New objectivity in Dresden. The market fresh image from Berlin's privately owned, went to a Bietgefecht between room, phone and Internet for 370,000 Euro to a collector from southern Germany in the hall. It is a record for the artist. The buyer paid with a premium 462.500 Euro; the estimate was 150,000 to 200,000 euros. An emancipated woman shows the "portrait of Gerta Overbeck" by Grethe Jürgens from the year 1929. Jürgens worked primarily in Hanover and is one of the lesser known artists of the New objectivity: The woman's portrait, decorated in various shades of brown, was also for a contest: For 130,000 euros (Taxe 60.000/80.000 Euro) it went to a bidder from Germany – a record price for Grethe Jürgens.
winners and losers
While the New objectivity triumphed this time, there was the case of the expressionists winners and losers. Emil Nolde's "South sea LandschaftII", one of the two most prized Lots, was 770,000 euros (about 800,000/1.2 million) to a new owner in the North of Germany. Karl Schmidt-Rottluffs "girl with blue scarf" from 1909 (250.000/300.000) had been withdrawn prior to the auction. The view of the City of Berlin's Boulevard "unter den Linden with a view of the Brandenburg gate" by Lesser Ury, from the possession of the family of quizmaster Hans Rosenthal, was only in the post-sale for € 70,000 (to 100,000/150,000) is taught. The second is Centerless, the "Big bouquet of flowers with an Imperial crown in the wooden tub" by Jan Bruegheld.J., not able to meet the expectations of 800,000 to 1.2 million euros. The magnificent flowers image remained, after a last bid of 680,000 euros, are. Also, Gerhard Richter's oil Painting on cardboard "18.4.89" (90.000/120.000) found no takers. Judge's Watercolor "7. Oct. 92“ at a cost of 115,000 euros (100.000/150.000).
Expensive works of Albrecht Dürer: engravings "MelencoliaI" of 1514, and "Adam and eve" of 1504 surprised with bids from 255,000 Euro 430.000 euros (estimate per 80.000/120.000) were. Neo Rauch was represented by an early painting of "line" from the year 1997, which achieved the award for 145,000 euros (80.000/120.000), for a good price. On Günther Uecker sixty times sixty inches measured "Moving the field" from 1971, a game with light and shadows created by the on the canvas over wood, hammered nails: With 420,000 euros (200.000/300.000) leads Uecker typical of the work of the contemporary art among the "Selected works". The surrealist painting "the AdvertisementI" by Wolfgang Paalen, and comes from a private collection in Baden-Württemberg, became an unexpected hit of the Evening; for 310.000 of euros (200.000/300.000) went to the partly abstract, partly figurative image to a phone bidder.Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 10:19