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Prestige Collection: Modern & Impressionist

Fri, Nov 10, 2023 10:00AM EST - Thu, Nov 16, 2023 02:00PM EST
Lot 248

Hans Hartung, Manner of: Abstract Composition

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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Hans Hartung, (German-French, 1904-1989) Manner of: Abstract Composition. Pastel on paper mounted to cardboard, signed in pencil lower right, unframed.

Hans Hartung was one of the leading abstract expressionists of his time. His rise to prominence was not straightforward, only gaining notoriety after a solo exhibition in 1947 and the transition to abstract works in the 1950s, but, once successful, he garnered extensive critical acclaim and was awarded the Grand Prix at the 1960 Venice Biennale.

26 x 21 inches board; 23.75 x 19.75 inches paper.

Collection of a California Gentleman.

Condition

Very good condition, small crease lower and upper right corners; grime around edges of the paper.

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