01-28-2011 01-29-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Hans Hartung (German, 1904-1989) Untitled

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Hans Hartung (German, 1904-1989)

Untitled, edition of 100, published by Erker-Press, St. Gallen. Signed "Hartung" in pencil l.r., numbered "69/100" in pencil l.l., publisher's dry stamp u.r. Lithograph printed in brown on cream paper, images size 18 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (47.0 x 49.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins over 1 inch with deckled edges, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Through the family of Eleanor Kanegis Levin, co-owner of Kanegis Gallery in Boston from 1953 to 1961, and the Retina Gallery in Cambridge from 1968 to 1971.

Estimate $300-350

The sheet is "floated" in the frame, and measures 22 x 29 7/8in. All four edges are deckled. The paper is a creamy white, and is gently rippled. Although it has not been removed from its frame, there are no additional visible issues to report.


Hans Hartung, Cambridge, Kanegis Gallery, Retina Gallery, Eleanor Kanegis Levin