Adalbert & Thilda Colsman Collection

After the successful sale of the first part of the superb Expressionist collection of Adalbert and Thilda Colsman at Grisebach in 2016, the second part is a highlight of the upcoming Summer Auctions in Berlin. Masterworks by Emil Nolde, Otto Dix, Christian Rohlfs, Lyonel Feininger, August Macke, Ewald Mataré and others will be auctioned off. The more than sixty works assembled by Thilda Colsman and her husband Adalbert, who was the brother of Gertrud Osthaus, respectively brother-in-law of Karl Ernst Osthaus, will be featured in their own dedicated auction. 

Auction 345
Thursday, 2 June 2022

Special preview in Berlin
Friday, 6th to Saturday, 14th May 2022, 10am to 6pm
Sunday, 8th May closed

Selected Highlights

Lot 329

Emil Nolde

“Hohe See”. 1939. Oil on canvas. 86 × 100 cm. Sold for 1,585,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 316

Emil Nolde

“Christina”. 1915. Oil on canvas. 59 × 50 cm. Sold for 500,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 319

Ewald Mataré

“Grosse kniende Kuh”. 1925. Bronze with brown patina. 21 × 45.5 × 18 cm. Sold for 275,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 368

Otto Dix

“Bettina im Garten”. 1952. Oil on masonite. 80 × 64 cm. Sold for 175,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 360

Lyonel Feininger

“Kolberg”. 1930. Watercolour and pen and India ink on paper. 56.7 × 37.5 cm. Sold for 75,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 340

Christian Rohlfs

“Garten in Soest”. 1906. Oil on canvas. 75 × 110 cm. Sold for 237,500 EUR (incl. premium)