Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 26 / Modern and Contemporary ArtNovember 17, 2008 19:00

Lot 26

Nay Ernst Wilhelm, 1902-1968 (D)

Schwarz - Gelb, 1967

Oil on canvas.
H 1620 mm W 1300 mm.

CHF80'000 / 120'000
EUR70'000 / 100'000
USD90'000 / 130'000

Hammer Price: CHF 58'000

Signed and dated. Verso signed, dated, titled and inscribed: "Nr. 11".

Provenance: Galerie Im Erker, St. Gallen;
Swiss private property.

Exhibition: Galerie Im Erker, St. Gallen, Ernst Wilhelm Nay, 1967. No. 11;
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Ostschweizer Privatbesitz, 1977. No. 27;
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Collection T T, 1988. No.46.
Museum Ludwig in den Rheinhallen der Kölner Messe. Bilderstreit - Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit 1960, 8.4. - 28.6.1989. No. 509.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue. Galerie Im Erker. St. Gallen, 1967. No. 11 (illustration);
Exhibition catalogue. Collection T T. St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum, 1988. No. 46 (color illustration);
Exhibition catalogue. Museum Ludwig in den Rheinhallen der Kölner Messe. Bilderstreit - Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit 1960.
Cologne, DuMont, 1989.
No. 509;
Aurel Scheibler. Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Werkverzeichnis der Ölgemälde, 1952 -1968, Volume II.
Cologne, Elisabeth Nay-Scheibler and DuMont Buchverlag, 1990.
No. 1249 (illustration).

Annotation: Next year will a touring exhibition with the title "E.W. Nay und die Farbe der Bilder der 1960er Jahre" take place for which the work "Schwarz - Gelb" was confirmed to be part of it.
Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main,
planned 23.1. - 26.4.2009.
Haus am Waldsee, Berlin,
planned 8.5. - 9.8.2009.
The work will only be disposable after the end of the touring exhibition (approx. mid August 2009).