Hans Bellmer - Étude pour "Claquemur" - image-1

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Hans Bellmer - Étude pour "Claquemur"

Auction 1156 - overview Cologne
20.06.2020, 11:00 - Modern and Contemporary Art - Day Sale
Estimate: 6.000 € - 8.000 €
Result: 8.750 € (incl. premium)

Hans Bellmer

Étude pour "Claquemur"

Pencil drawing on firm smooth wove paper 31 x 24.7 cm Framed under glass. Signed 'Bellmer' lower right. - The upper margin with an unobtrusive surface roughening; the sheet edges with narrow circumferential remnants of old paper tape.

Preliminary drawing for the etching, title sheet of "Claquemur" (Denoël 38, no year, probably mid 1950s, published by Éditions Le Terrain Vague, Paris.


Confirmed to the previous owner by Rodica Aldoux, Paris.


Galerie Claude de Muzac, Paris (label on the frame card); Private possession, North Germany