Auctions → North German Art and Art and Antiques February 2011 → Februar 2011 Norddeutsche Kunst → Willem Grimm: Two Children with Friction Drum
Eggtempera/masonite, 42,5 x 32,5 cm, on the reverse on artist"s label sign. a. dat. Grimm 1972 as well as inscribed "1. Fass., 2 Figuriger Rummelpott". - The so called Rummelpott figures become Grimms most important motifs by the beginning of the 1930s. - Figure a. landscape painter, apprenticeship as litographer at the Werkkunstschule Offenbach, after sojourn in Worpswede 1922 he studied at the Hamburg Werkkunstschule under W. Titze, was promoted by Rosa Schapire, member of the Darmstadt a. the Hamburg secession, the style of which he helped to form, 1946 he became professor at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule, in 1959 he was awarded the Edwin Scharff award, 2004 retrospective in the Hamburg Kunsthalle. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum), Schleswig (SHLM), Marburg, Oldenburg a. others. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Bruhns a. others.