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Max Peiffer Watenphul
Kanal in Venedig, 1947
Oil on canvas
Current bid:
€ 10,800
Estimate:
€ 12,000
End: 06-15-24 15:37:00 Berlin
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Lot description
Kanal in Venedig. 1947.
Oil on canvas.
Lower right monogrammed and dated. Numbered "12" in red on the reverse. 49 x 67 cm (19.2 x 26.3 in).
[KT].

• In 1946, Peiffer Watenphul fled to Venice, where he created his atmospheric depictions of the lagoon city.
• As a student at the Bauhaus in 1919, Peiffer Watenphul attended courses with Johannes Itten and became friends with Oskar Schlemmer, Wassily Kandinksy and Josef Albers.
• As early as 1920, he was signed by the famous gallery owner Alfred Flechtheim.
• Peiffer Watenphul's works can be found in, among others, the Museum Folkwang, Essen, the Bavarian State Painting Collections, Munich, and the Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
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PROVENANCE:
Private collection USA.
Private collection Lower Saxony (acquired in 2020).

EXHIBITION:
Max Peiffer Watenphul, Galleria del Cavallino, July 31 - August 14, 1948 (illu.).
Max Peiffer Watenphul, Galleria d'Arte La Medusa, Naples, December 1 - 20, 1949 (illu.).
Gabriele Münter und Max Peiffer Watenphul, Central Collecting Point, Munich, 1952.

LITERATURE:
Grace Watenphul Pasqualucci, Alessandra Pasqualucci, Max Peiffer Watenphul. Catalogue raisonné, vol. 1: Gemälde - Aquarelle, Cologne 1989, no. G 379 (illu.; mentioned for 1948).
Bernhard Degenhart , Im Zeichen des Blauen Reiters. Ausstellungen Kubin, Münter und Peiffer Watenphul, in: Die Presse, July 5, 1952 (illu.).

In good condition. With a few small expertly retouched spots, especially in the left area of the image. Subtle, barely noticeable craquelure.
Max Peiffer Watenphul
Kanal in Venedig, 1947
Oil on canvas
Starting bid:
€ 10,800
Estimate
€ 12,000
End: 06-15-24 15:37:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:37:00 New York
06-15-24 06:37:00 Los Angeles ( 12h:36m)

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) and droit de suite charge without VAT.
Self pick-up: free of charge,
insured shipping:
within Germany 93,92 €,
within the EU countries 162,85 €,
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.