Magnifier

Autumn Auctions 2020

Don Quichote I 

Don Quixote I. 1921

Oil on canvas. 157 × 94 cm. (61 ¾ × 37 in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 60.000 – 80.000
USD 70,600 – 94,100

Sold for:
81,250 EUR (incl. premium)

„Catsuit – after William Morris“ 

”Catsuit – after William Morris”. 1999

Acrylic and watercolour on paper. 125 × 70,2 cm. (49 ¼ × 27 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 100.000 – 120.000
USD 118,000 – 141,000

Allegorien der vier Erdteile – nach dem Modell Johann Joachim Kaendlers (1706 – 1775) und Johann Friedrich Eberleins (1696 – 1749) 

Allegorien der vier Erdteile – nach dem Modell Johann Joachim Kaendlers (1706 – 1775) und Johann Friedrich Eberleins (1696 – 1749). Circa 1750

Porcelain, overglaze painting in colour, decorated. Height: 18,5 cm (Afrika), 20,2 cm (America), 18,6 cm (Asia), 21,2 cm (Europe). (7 ¼ in. (Afrika), 8 in. (America), 7 ⅜ in. (Asia), 8 ⅜ in. (Europe))

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 100.000
USD 82,400 – 118,000

„Geisha-Revue“ 

”Geisha-Revue”. 1911/13

Oil on canvas. 115,5 × 105,5 cm. (45 ½ × 41 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 350.000 – 450.000
USD 412,000 – 529,000

Sold for:
709,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Filzanzug“ 

”Filzanzug”. 1970

Sewn felt suit. Ca. 170 × 60 cm. (66 ⅞ × 23 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 50.000 – 70.000
USD 58,800 – 82,400

Sold for:
137,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Speedy als Madonna 

Speedy as Madonna. 1934

Oil on canvas. 78,2 × 56 cm. (30 ¾ × 22 in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 120.000 – 150.000
USD 141,000 – 176,000

Sold for:
262,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Victoria“ 

”Victoria”. 1998

Acrylic and watercolour on paper. 124,8 × 70,2 cm. (49 ⅛ × 27 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 100.000 – 120.000
USD 118,000 – 141,000

„Der singende Mann“ 

”Der singende Mann”. 1928

Bronze with golden brown patina. 49 × 52 × 39 cm. (19 ¼ × 20 ½ × 15 ⅜ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 100.000
USD 82,400 – 118,000

„Vor der Komödie am Kudamm, nachts“ 

”Vor der Komödie am Kudamm, nachts”. Circa 1930

Watercolour and pencil on paper. 35,5 × 48,5 cm. (14 × 19 ⅛ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 50.000 – 70.000
USD 58,800 – 82,400

Sold for:
112,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Mädchen mit rosa Hut“ 

”Mädchen mit rosa Hut”. 1925

Oil on cardboard. 70,4 × 50 cm. (27 ¾ × 19 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 100.000 – 150.000
USD 118,000 – 176,000

Sold for:
337,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Berliner Reise“ 

”Berliner Reise”. 1922

Original-half linen-covered portfolio with 10 lithographs, each on wove paper, and one lithograph on the portfolio cover. Portfolio: 70 × 56 cm. (27 ½ × 22 in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 50.000 – 70.000
USD 58,800 – 82,400

Sold for:
81,250 EUR (incl. premium)

„Die Große Seestrasse in Wannsee mit Spaziergängern“ 

”Die Große Seestrasse in Wannsee mit Spaziergängern”. 1920 (?)

Oil on canvas. 60 × 72,5 cm. (23 ⅝ × 28 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 400.000 – 600.000
USD 471,000 – 706,000

Sold for:
745,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Zerstörung einer Stadt 

Destruction of a city. 1914/15

Reed pen and India ink over pencil on paper. 36,3 × 47 cm. (14 ¼ × 18 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 35.000 – 45.000
USD 41,200 – 52,900

Sold for:
43,750 EUR (incl. premium)

Kreuztragung (Friedrichstraße) 

Bearing of the cross (Friedrichstraße). 1924

Oil on canvas. 97 × 217 cm. (38 ¼ × 85 ⅜ in.)

Addendum/ErratumThe painting will be included in the extended catalogue raisonné of paintings by Albert Birkle by Viktor Pontzen, Archiv Albert Birkle, Salzburg (in preparation).
Provenance: Property of the artist (until 1982) / Peter Hopf, Berlin / Private Collection, Europe

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 100.000 – 150.000
USD 118,000 – 176,000

Sold for:
275,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Ohne Titel (Rotes Bild) 

Untitled (red painting). 1959

Mixed media on canvas. 72,5 × 56,5 cm. (28 ½ × 22 ¼ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 130.000 – 160.000
USD 153,000 – 188,000

Sold for:
400,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men“ 

”The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men”. 1966

Later gelatin silver print with collage, ink and blood. Unique work. 61 × 50,3 cm. (24 × 19 ¾ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 80.000 – 100.000
USD 94,100 – 118,000

„Der Bantuneger“ 

”Der Bantuneger”. 1920

Assemblage: Wooden object case, cardboard, oil paint, mannequin, fur, string, nails, wire, paper. Box: 31,5 × 24,3 × 12,4 cm. (12 ⅜ × 9 ⅝ × 4 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 25.000 – 35.000
USD 29,400 – 41,200

Sold for:
43,750 EUR (incl. premium)

„Zirkusscene“ 

”Zirkusscene”. 1923

Watercolour, coloured chalk, sprayed silver bronze, pencil and collage on paper. 49,4 × 35,3 cm. (19 ½ × 13 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 200.000 – 300.000
USD 235,000 – 353,000

Sold for:
250,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Seemann“ 

”Seemann”. 1924

Oil on cardboard. 26 × 20 cm. (10 ¼ × 7 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 30.000 – 40.000
USD 35,300 – 47,100

Sold for:
46,250 EUR (incl. premium)

Blaue Stanzmaschine 

Blue punching machine. 1937

Watercolour and pen and India ink on laid paper. 49,8 × 40,2 cm. (19 ⅝ × 15 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 15.000 – 20.000
USD 17,600 – 23,500

Sold for:
27,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Cammin“ 

”Cammin”. 1934

Oil on canvas. 60,5 × 50,5 cm. (23 ⅞ × 19 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 500.000 – 700.000
USD 588,000 – 824,000

„In Blau und Rosa“ 

”In Blau und Rosa”. 1953

Oil on canvas. 60 × 70 cm. (23 ⅝ × 27 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 160.000 – 200.000
USD 188,000 – 235,000

Sold for:
200,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Porträt Wassily Kandinsky“ 

”Porträt Wassily Kandinsky”. 1925

Vintage. Gelatin silver print. 17 × 11,5 cm. (6 ¾ × 4 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 10.000 – 15.000
USD 11,800 – 17,600

Sold for:
11,250 EUR (incl. premium)

„Pulsender Stern“ 

”Pulsender Stern”. 1919

Oil on canvas. 72,6 × 58,2 cm. (28 ⅝ × 22 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 60.000 – 80.000
USD 70,600 – 94,100

Sold for:
75,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„2 carrés formant un angle de 30° avec le mur et ayant un côté commun avec un angle droit de néon“ 

”2 carrés formant un angle de 30° avec le mur et ayant un côté commun avec un angle droit de néon”. 1980

Installation: Two panels, each acrylic on canvas, on wood, and a neon tube. Panels: each 160 × 160 cm. (63 × 63 in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 150.000 – 200.000
USD 176,000 – 235,000

Sold for:
162,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Abstrakter Kopf: Komposition Nr. 9“ 

”Abstrakter Kopf: Komposition Nr. 9”. 1924

Oil on linen structured paper, laid down on cardboard. 42,5 × 34,5 cm. (16 ¾ × 13 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 250.000 – 350.000
USD 294,000 – 412,000

Sold for:
256,250 EUR (incl. premium)

„Grande tête de femme au chapeau“ 

”Grande tête de femme au chapeau”. 1962

Colour linocut on Arches wove paper. 63,8 × 52,6 cm (75 × 61,5 cm). (25 ⅛ × 20 ¾ in. (29 ½ × 24 ¼ in.))

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 80.000 – 120.000
USD 94,100 – 141,000

Sold for:
112,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Firewall 

Firewall. 2007

Acrylic and Roll-A-Tex on canvas. 183 × 213,5 cm. (72 × 84 in.)

Addendum/ErratumMedium: acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, pearlescent acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on two adjoined canvases

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 90.000 – 120.000
USD 105,900 – 141,000

„Die Blumenterrasse im Wannseegarten nach Nordosten“ 

”Die Blumenterrasse im Wannseegarten nach Nordosten”. 1923

Oil on canvas. 65 × 82 cm. (25 ⅝ × 32 ¼ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 300.000 – 400.000
USD 353,000 – 471,000

„Mohn und Rittersporn“ 

”Mohn und Rittersporn”. Circa 1951/55

Watercolour on Japan laid paper. 23,8 × 34,2 cm. (9 ⅜ × 13 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 40.000 – 60.000
USD 47,100 – 70,600

Sold for:
50,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Schwertlilien und andere Blumen“ 

”Schwertlilien und andere Blumen”. Circa 1930

Watercolour on Japan laid paper. 33,5 × 46,6 cm. (13 ¼ × 18 ⅜ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 100.000 – 150.000
USD 118,000 – 176,000

Sold for:
125,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Garnitur von fünf Vasen 

Garniture of five vases. Moulding circa 1740. Decoration circa 1750

Porcelain, coloured overglaze painting, decorated. Large lidded vase: height 54 cm. Small lidded vases: height 45.8 cm and 44.5 cm. Goblet vases: height 42 cm and 41.4 cm.

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 200.000 – 300.000
USD 235,000 – 353,000

„Le roi à la rose“ 

”Le roi à la rose”. Circa 1958

Oil and collage on canvas. 131 × 144 cm. (51 ⅝ × 56 ¾ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 90.000 – 120.000
USD 105,900 – 141,000

„Die Ungeborenen“ 

”Die Ungeborenen”. 2002

Photograph collaged with lead and glass. 60,5 × 94,5 cm. (23 ⅞ × 37 ¼ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 90.000
USD 82,400 – 105,900

Sold for:
71,153 EUR (incl. premium)

„Im Gras sitzendes Mädchen“ 

”Im Gras sitzendes Mädchen”. Circa 1925

Watercolour and coloured chalk on wove paper. 68,5 × 52,5 cm. (27 × 20 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 120.000 – 150.000
USD 141,000 – 176,000

Sold for:
150,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Dschunken im Gelben Meer““ 

”Dschunken im Gelben Meer””. 1913

Watercolour and brush and India ink on Japan laid paper. 28 × 22,9 cm. (11 × 9 in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 40.000 – 60.000
USD 47,100 – 70,600

Sold for:
100,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Mohn im Wind“ 

”Mohn im Wind”. 1926

Oil on canvas. Strip-lined. 40 × 48 cm. (15 ¾ × 18 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 350.000 – 450.000
USD 412,000 – 529,000

Sold for:
437,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Frauenbildnis (rotblondes Haar, grüne Augen)“ 

”Frauenbildnis (rotblondes Haar, grüne Augen)”. Circa 1920/21

Watercolour and brush and India ink on thin Japan paper. 47,5 × 34,8 cm. (18 ¾ × 13 ¾ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 100.000
USD 82,400 – 118,000

Sold for:
87,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Sklavin“ 

”Sklavin”. 1916

Bronze with dark brown patina. 72 × 20 × 19 cm. (28 ⅜ × 7 ⅞ × 7 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 100.000 – 150.000
USD 118,000 – 176,000

Sold for:
300,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Der Blinde 

The blind man. 1919

Oil on canvas. 150 × 85 cm. (59 × 33 ½ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 60.000 – 80.000
USD 70,600 – 94,100

Sold for:
106,250 EUR (incl. premium)

„Selbstbildnis mit herabfallendem Haar“ 

”Selbstbildnis mit herabfallendem Haar”. 1934

Oil on panel. 27 × 22,2 cm. (10 ⅝ × 8 ¾ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 90.000
USD 82,400 – 105,900

Sold for:
87,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Altes Wehr“ 

”Altes Wehr”. 1930

Oil on canvas on wood. 113,6 × 94,7 cm. (44 ¾ × 37 ¼ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 80.000 – 120.000
USD 94,100 – 141,000

Sold for:
100,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Beziehung 2“ 

”Beziehung 2”. 2002

Oil on canvas. 130 × 180 cm. (51 ⅛ × 70 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 90.000
USD 82,400 – 105,900

„Komposition R 3 a“ 

”Komposition R 3 a”. 1924

Tempera on cardboard on masonite. 25 × 19,8 cm. (9 ⅞ × 7 ¾ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 20.000 – 30.000
USD 23,500 – 35,300

Sold for:
31,250 EUR (incl. premium)

Éloge de la dialectique 

Éloge de la dialectique. Circa 1937

Pen and India ink, washed in places, on light brown paper. 23,8 × 17,7 cm. (9 ⅜ × 7 in.)

Addendum/ErratumWe would like to thank the Comité Magritte, Brussels, for kindly confirming the authenticity of the drawing. The certificate will be sent to us soon.

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 60.000 – 80.000
USD 70,600 – 94,100

Sold for:
106,250 EUR (incl. premium)

Flötenkasten, höchstwahrscheinlich für Friedrich den Großen 

Flute case, most likely for Frederick the Great. 1761

Porcelain, coloured overglaze painting, decorated, yellow metal mounting gilded and engraved. 16,2 × 31,2 × 22,4 cm. (6 ⅜ × 12 ¼ × 8 ⅞ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 250.000 – 350.000
USD 294,000 – 412,000

„Ici l'action se simplifie“ 

”Ici l'action se simplifie”. 1923

Oil and plaster on canvas. 39 × 18 cm. (15 ⅜ × 7 ⅛ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 200.000 – 300.000
USD 235,000 – 353,000

„Le domaine enchanté“ 

”Le domaine enchanté”. 1953

Gouache on light cardboard. 12,7 × 24,8 cm (14 × 26,2 cm). (5 × 9 ¾ in. (5 ½ × 10 ⅜ in.))

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 400.000 – 600.000
USD 471,000 – 706,000

Sold for:
500,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Tanz auf schwankendem Grund“ 

”Tanz auf schwankendem Grund”. 1947

Oil on panel. 60,4 × 45,2 cm. (23 ¾ × 17 ¾ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 30.000 – 40.000
USD 35,300 – 47,100

Sold for:
37,500 EUR (incl. premium)

„Twee Giraffen“ 

”Twee Giraffen”. 1956

Oil on canvas. 70 × 93 cm. (27 ½ × 36 ⅝ in.)

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

EUR 70.000 – 100.000
USD 82,400 – 118,000

Sold for:
75,000 EUR (incl. premium)

First page /