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Ewald Platte (Untergarschagen 1894 - Opladen 1985) - Still Life with Fire Lily and Mirror


Still Life with Fire Lily and Mirror

Lot-Nr. 193 | Ewald Platte (Untergarschagen 1894 - Opladen 1985)


Still Life with Fire Lily and Mirror | Result 1.700 €

Mixed media, 46 x 30 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. Ew. Platte 46, min. pigment loss, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Exh.: Von der Heydt-Mus., Wuppertal, 1994; Städtische Galerie Remscheid 2006. - Expressionist painter of the "Lost Generation", trained at the Wuppertal school of applied arts under L. Fahrenkroog, became member of the progressive artist"s association "Die Wupper" in 1920, exhibited in Cologne, Wiesbaden, Düsseldorf a. Hamburg, was promoted by the agent G. Scheyer, who exhibited works of the artist in the USA at the exhibition of "European Modernists", together with artworks by Jawlensky, Feininger, Kirchner, Nolde a. Picasso, most of his oeuvre was destroyed in WW II, after the war he turned to sculpture. - Mus.: Wuppertal (Van der Heydt-Museum), Pasadena. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Mai "E.P. - Ein immer noch Unbekannter" (Kunst u. Antiquitäten, Heft 3, 1991), Ausst.Kat. "E.P. - Zwischen Expressionismus u. Abstraktion" (Städt. Gal. Remscheid 2005) a. others.

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