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All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art

Wed, May 29, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-05-29 11:00:00 2024-05-29 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : All That Glitters: Luxury Goods & Art https://live.revereauctions.com/auctions/revere-auctions/all-that-glitters-luxury-goods-art-13710
This auction features a lovely selection of fine jewels including an extraordinary bracelet by Georges L'Enfant, and a gold and diamond Patek Philippe wrist watch. Also in this sale is a fine group of sterling silver objects, mint proof coins, and lovely furnishings. Artworks in this auction include works by Werner Scholz, Jan Matulka, Zao Wou-Ki, among others.
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Lot 664

Werner Scholz Expressionist Painting

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Starting Bid
$7,500

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Werner Scholz (German/American, 1898-1982). Oil on panel painting depicting two children garbed in black huddled around a motherly figure clothed in white and red. She holds aloft a small golden cross. Dated 1932 along the lower right.

Werner Scholz was a prominent German artist born in Berlin in 1898. He studied at the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts, where he was influenced by the avant-garde movements of the early 20th century. Scholz's work was deeply influenced by the Expressionist movement, capturing the emotional intensity and raw human experience of his subjects. Throughout his career, he exhibited widely across Europe, gaining recognition for his unique artistic style that blended traditional techniques with modern sensibilities. His contributions to German art during a transformative period continue to be celebrated and studied today.

Framed; height: 39 1/2 in x width: 29 in. Unframed; height: 43 in x width: 23 1/2 in x depth: 1 in. The colors are bold and deep. There are scattered areas of crazing along the white background; a few small areas throughout including along the central figure's face. Minute losses along these areas. Signs of restoration along all the figures' clothing; signs of restoration along the hair of the left-most figure. Light wear to the frame. Wear to the verso including areas of adhered brown paper and paint.

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