Gabriele Münter - Strauß auf hell "Kät Strauß" (Bouquet on light "Kät Bouquet") - image-1

Lot 15 D

Gabriele Münter - Strauß auf hell "Kät Strauß" (Bouquet on light "Kät Bouquet")

Auction 972 - overview Cologne
03.12.2010, 00:00 - Modern Art
Estimate: 60.000 € - 80.000 €
Result: 84.000 € (incl. premium)

Oil on cardboard 45.6 x 38 cm, framed. Signed and dated greenish Münter 1935 lower right, overwriting a previous signature and date in grey. On reverse of cardboard at top signed in blue pen and inscribed with work number and title: 54/35 [encircled] Münter Käth-Strauß and dated 7.IX.35 at upper margin; below inscribed "Franzl erhalten als Geschenk von Frau Münter zum 30.12.37" [Franzl received as gift from Mrs. Münter on 30.12.37] with pencil by an unknown hand. - Professionally cleaned.


The work is registered at the Gabriele Münter and Johannes Eichner Foundation, Munich and listed in the work record book of the artist in 1935 under the number "54" with the title "Strauß auf hell 'Kät Strauß' ". It will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of paintings. We would like to thank Isabelle Jansen, Munich, for kind information.


Gift of the artist to the former owner (1937); in family possession since