Artwork: Untitled
Size: 25.4 x 32.4 cm
Medium: Watercolour, gouache and graphite on paper
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed and dated 'Beuys 1952' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Private Collection, Germany; Joseph Beuys Sculptures, Drawings, Multiples and Prints sale, Christie's London, 29 June 1989, lot 760; Private Collection, Germany; Josef W. Froehlich, Stuttgart; Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 22 June 2006, lot 212; Galerie Kluser, Munich; Acquired form the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Joseph Beuys: Natur Materie, Form, 1991-1992, no. 71 (illustrated, p. 315); New York, Museum of Modern Art, Thinking Is Form: The Drawings of Joseph Beuys, 1993-1994, no 23 (illustrated in colour, p. 138). This exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago; Salzburg, Salzburger Festspiele, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, German Art - Aspekte deutscher Kunst 1964-1994, 1994; London, Tate Gallery, Sammlungsblocke: Stiftung Froehlich, 1996-1997, no. 30 (illustrated in colour, p. 241). This exhibition later travelled to Stuttgart, Kunsthalle Tubingen; Hamburg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg and Vienna, Bank Austria Kunstforum; Karlsruhe, Museum fur Neue Kunst, KunstSammeln, 1999-2000; Karlsruhe, Museum fur Neue Kunst, on temporary loan, 2002-2003

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-08
Lot Number: 229