Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

03. December 2019, 6:00 pm

Object overview


Oskar Kokoschka*

(Pöchlarn 1886 - 1980 Montreux)

„Costume study for the theatre play "Sphinx und Strohmann" (1966), verso portrait of Ezra Pound (1963)“
coloured pencil, gouache on paper
50,5 x 63,5 cm
monogrammed and dated on the lower left: OK. V. 66
inscribed on the lower left: für Sphinx und Strohmann
on the reverse portrait of the poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) in black chalk from 1963


Abris Silberman, New York;
acquired from the above or received as remuneration for juridical services, private property, USA;
since 1983 private property, Austria

We are grateful to Dr. Régine Bonnefoit for her help in cataloguing this work.

This drawing will be included in the catalogue raisonné 'Oskar Kokoschka, Zeichnungen / Aquarelle', which is currently in preparation by Dr. Alfred Weidinger.

Estimate: € 10.000 - 18.000
Auction is closed.