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Otto Mueller
Adam und Eva, 1920
Lithograph
Current bid:
€ 7,200
Estimate:
€ 6,000
Bids:
5
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Lot description
Adam und Eva. 1920/1923.
Lithograph.
Signed. Karsch assumes that Mueller printed about 8 copies, of which Karsch only knew 3. On copperplate printing paper. 43.7 x 33.8 cm (17.2 x 13.3 in). Sheet: 59,2 x 47,5 cm (23,3 x 18,7 in).

• Particularly expressive graphic style .
• For Mueller, lithography was the most suitable technique to express his idea of paradise.
• From 1910 to 1913, he was a member of the “Brücke”.
• Rare sheet that has only been offered three times on the international auction market (source: artprice.com)
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin (1969, with purchase number on the reverse).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 1995-2001).
Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle an der Saale (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2001-2017).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).

LITERATURE: Florian Karsch, Otto Mueller. Das graphische Gesamtwerk, Berlin 1974, no. 122/I, p. 149 (illu.).
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Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 253, SHG no. 360 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 412, SHG no. 891 (illu.).

In good condition, print in fresh impression. Minimal mount staining. Partly slightly creased in the margins. A tiny hole (approx. 1 mm) in the lower margin and two tiny stains along the right margin. A small, professionally restored tear (approx. 10-15 mm) in the upper left and right margins.
Otto Mueller
Adam und Eva, 1920
Lithograph
Current bid:
€ 7,200
Estimate
€ 6,000
Bids:
5
End: 06-15-24 15:24:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:24:00 New York
06-15-24 06:24:00 Los Angeles ( 12h:55m)

Please enter your maximum bid, it will only be used to the extent necessary to beat the next best bid.
Bid plus 32 % buyer's premium (differential taxation without separate VAT statement, sales tax certificate upon request).
Self pick-up: free of charge,
insured shipping:
within Germany 59,76 €,
within the EU countries 101,70 €,
outside the EU countries on request.


After entering your maximum bid you will be able to check your entry and you will be provided with further information. Only after a further confirmation your bid will be binding.