Art (1945-contemporary) > Figurative Painting (70s - contemporary) Markus Lüpertz - Biography
Watercolor over grease crayon and carpenter's pencil.
Signed in upper left. On firm paper. 61 x 43 cm (24 x 16.9 in), the full sheet.
The shet used to be part of the collection of Johannes Gachnang, director of the Kunsthalle Bern from 1974 to 1982, and member of the board of documenta 7 in Kassel from 1980 to 1982. [EH].
• From the Johannes Gachnang Collection.
• Through the balance of object of form, Markus Lüpertz attained his characteristic abstract-representational pictorial language.
• Markus Lüpertz was a key figure of German post-war art.
• The year the work was made he refused to participate in the Venice Biennale, however, he did take part in documenta 7 in Kassel two years later.
This work's authenticity was kindly confirmed orally by the Atelier Markus Lüpertz. We are grateful for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Johannes Gachnang, Bern.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.
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