Oil on paper, laid on canvas.
Lower right signed and dated. Once more signed and dated on the reverse, as well as titled and inscribed "Diessen". 74.5 x 100 cm (29.3 x 39.3 in).
• Balanced, large-format composition from the informal early work.
• Since his participation in documenta I (1955), Winter had been considered one of the leading representatives of German Informalism and abstract post-war modernism.
• The artist's works were shown in two exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in the 1950s.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Günther Franke, Munich (with a label on the reverse)
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
LITERATURE: Christie's London, Contemporary Art, April 6, 1989, lot 537 (fig.).
Christie's London, German and Austrian Art, October 8, 1998, lot 221 (colr illu.).
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