Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 7 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors and DrawingsMonday, 20 June 2022, 06:00 pm

Jean Tinguely & Eva Aeppli, Samurai an der Öllampe, 1985 (Jean Tinguely); Komm mit mir in den siebten Himmel, 1991 (Eva Aeppli)

Lot 7

Jean Tinguely & Eva Aeppli (CH)

Samurai an der Öllampe, 1985 (Jean Tinguely); Komm mit mir in den siebten Himmel, 1991 (Eva Aeppli)

Kinetic object by Jean Tinguely with mask by Eva Aeppli. Iron and machine parts, wooden wheel, electric motor, children's toys and further materials.

H 1850 mm W 2960 mm D 700 mm (in standstill state).

CHF60'000 / 80'000
EUR60'000 / 80'000
USD63'000 / 84'000

Hammer Price: CHF 58'000

Swiss Private Property.

Basel, Galerie Littmann, März - Mai 1991;
Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Eva Aeppli, 18. June - 14. August 1994;
Kunsthalle Burgdorf, Eva Aeppli und Jean Tinguely - Collaboration, 1996;
Mantes-la-Jolie, Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, 10. March - 11. September 2002;
Hamburg, Thomas Levy Galerie, 1. November 2010 - 18. February 2011;
Hadersdorf am Kamp, Ausstellungshaus Spoerri, 3. July - 30. October 2016.

Christina Bischofberger. Jean Tinguely. Catalogue raisonné. Volume III 1986-1991. Küsnacht/Zürich 1990, No. 968;
Exhibition catalogue. Eva Aeppli und Jean Tinguely: "Collaboration". Galerie Littmann. Basel 1991, page 29;
Exhibition catalogue. Jean Tinguely & Cie: Collaborations artistiques: Eva Aeppli, Niki de Saint Phalle, Milena Palakarkina. Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu. Mantes-la-Jolie 2002, page 25, color illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Das Ohr von Giacometti. (Post-)Surreale Kunst von Meret Oppenheim bis Mariella Mosler. Thomas Levy Galerie. Bielefeld 2010, pages 204 - 205, full-page color illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Jean Tinguely - Daniel Spoerri - Künstlerfreunde. Ausstellungshaus Spoerri. Hadersdorf am Kamp 2016, color illustration.


This kinetic object is a significant example for the inspired collaboration and emotial connection between the two artistic personalities Jean Tinguely and Eva Aeppli.

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