Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

30. November 2018, 5:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0494

Oskar Kokoschka*

(Pöchlarn 1886 - 1980 Montreux)

„The Lady from the Sea (design for the book cover of a luxury edition of the writings by Gabriele d'Annunzio) recto, ornamental sketch verso“
1909
watercolour, india ink and pencil on blue squared paper
20,2 x 14,2 cm

Provenance

Karl & Faber Munich, 28 June 1983, no. 1123;
Dorotheum Vienna, 19 November 1984, no. 142;
Sotheby's London, 08 October 1986, no. 100;
Sotheby's London, 23 September 1993, no. 169;
private collection, Austria

Exhibition

1994 Ulm, Ulmer Museum, Oskar Kokoschka. Die frühen Jahre, no. 17 with colour ill.;
1996/97 Oslo, Stenersen Museum, Dreaming Boy, Enfant terrible, no. 63 with colour ill.

Literature

Werner J. Schweiger, Der junge Kokoschka. Leben und Werk. 1904-1914, Munich 1983, ill. p. 38;
Alfred Weidinger (diss.), Oskar Kokoschka. Träumender Knabe und Enfant Terrible 1897/98 bis 1910, Salzburg 1997, p. 158, ill. 311;
Alfred Weidinger, Alice Strobl, Oskar Kokoschka, Die Zeichnungen und Aquarelle 1897-1916, Salzburg 2008, cat.-no. 276 and 279 (ornamental sketch verso), ill. p. 187 and 188

Estimate: € 5.000 - 10.000
Result: € 10.000
Auction is closed.