Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 37 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings, Prints and African ArtJune 08, 2004 19:00

Wölfli Adolf, Sheet from booklet No. 13: "Der heilige Skt. Adolf zerschlägt mit der Faust die Zellen=Thühre in der Waldau in Splitter", 1915
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Lot 37

Wölfli Adolf, 1864-1930 (CH)

Sheet from booklet No. 13: "Der heilige Skt. Adolf zerschlägt mit der Faust die Zellen=Thühre in der Waldau in Splitter", 1915

Pencil on newspaper.
H 998 mm W 717 mm.

(Frame). Signed and dated: Skt. Adolf, 1915.

CHF30'000 / 35'000
EUR26'000 / 30'000
USD32'000 / 38'000

Hammer Price: CHF 70'000

Verso: 39 lines of text, dialect rimes and solmisation.

Exhibition: Galerie Stucker, Berne, 1984.
Literature: Elka Spoerri, Stefan Frey. Adolf Wölfli, Werke aus einer Privatsammlung. Berne, Galerie Jürg Stucker, 1984, No. 5 (full-page illustration).

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