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Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Orpheus Lied, 1947
Pencil drawing
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Lot description
Orpheus Lied. 1947/48.
Pencil drawing.
Inscribed "27; Zu 'Orpheus', Blei, 30,5 x 22, unsign. 1947 unverkfl." by Elisabeth Nay-Scheibler on the reverse, as well as with the dedication "Für Stefan in Freundschaft Elisabeth April 80" in the bottom margin. On wove paper. 30.5 x 22 cm (12 x 8.6 in), size of sheet. [MH].

• From the important series of the “Hekate Paintings” - marking the transition from figuration to abstraction.

PROVENANCE: Artist's estate.
Private collection Bavaria (gifted from E. Nay-Scheibler 1980).

EXHIBITION: Galerie Herbert Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt a. M. 1976, cat. no. II 27, there: "Kopf zu: Orpheus".

LITERATURE: Magdalene Claesges, Ernst Wilhelm Nay. Werkverzeichnis. Aquarelle - Gouachen - Zeichnungen, vol. 1: 1919-1948, Ostfildern 2012, no. 48-036 (illu.).

In good condition. Two tiny pinholes in the upper margin. The lower sheet with a few brownish water stains and a slightly greasy stain from teh making. Left margin irregular and with a slight crease in the lower corner. The right margin with a handling mark.
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Orpheus Lied, 1947
Pencil drawing
Current bid:
€ 1,400
Estimate
€ 1,500
Bids:
1
End: 07-15-24 15:27:00 Berlin
07-15-24 09:27:00 New York
07-15-24 06:27:00 Los Angeles ( 13h:19m)

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 57,90 €,
within the EU countries 104,41 €,
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.