Oskar Schlemmer - Ohne Titel (Apoll von Belvedere)
Ohne Titel (Apoll von Belvedere)
Red chalk drawing on parchment paper 29.8 x 20.9 cm Framed under glass. Inscribed '29109' lower right. - The paper slightly browned in the mat opening, also the corners due to former mounting with tape. Weak diagonal crease in the left upper corner.
According to the expertise by Karin v. Maur, the numerical sequence '29109' indicates the dating 29.10.1939. This encrypted dating was implemented because Schlemmer had to fear reprisals for being considered "degenerate" during the Nazi period.
With a photo-certificate by Karin von Maur, Oskar Schlemmer Archive, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, dated 29 August 2012.
Family of the architect Richard Herre, Stuttgart (purchased directly from the artist in 1939), since then in family posession