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Lot #47: CHRISTIAN SCHAD - Verfuhrung - Watercolor and pen drawing on paper

Lot #47: CHRISTIAN SCHAD - Verfuhrung - Watercolor and pen drawing on paper

Pre-auction estimates:  $20000/25000
Sale price: $19,920.00


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Artist: Christian Schad (German, 1894-1982).
Title: "Verfuhrung".
Medium: Watercolor and pen drawing on paper.
Date: Composed c1925.
Dimensions: Overall size: 11 5/16 x 8 7/8 in. (287 x 225 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed in ink, lower right recto; the number '29' stamped in purple, upper right recto; collector ink stamps, verso. Painted on light cream wove paper. Fine condition with no issues to report. Provenance: If you have a genuine interest in bidding on this work kindly send an email to: [email protected] for provenance information and additional image(s). Comment(s): Three auction records of note to compare to our present example are the sale of Schad’s “Am Morgen,” watercolor over pen and India ink drawing on paper, 1930, 13 1/2" x 8 5/8.” sold for $33,785 (€27,500) including premium at Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 12/05/2014, lot #86; “The Seducer,” watercolor and pen and ink on paper, 7 3/16" x 4 1/2,” sold for $14,390 (CAN $15,600) including premium at Waddington’s, Toronto, 06/18/2014, lot #90; and “Couple,” pen and India ink on paper, 1928, 8 1/4" x 6," sold for $13,640 (€11,250) including premium at Grisebach, Berlin, 12/04/2020, lot #406. Schad was a German painter associated with Dada and the New Objectivity movement. Considered as a group, Schad's portraits form an extraordinary record of life in Vienna and Berlin in the years following World War I. Image copyright © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany. [30228-2-16000]


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