Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
RUDOLF BAUER (1889-1953)
"Zodiasacra [?]." Possible study for Die Krater. Ink and gouache on paper. 457x293 mm; 18x11 1/2 inches. Signed "Rudolf Bauer" in black ink, lower image, and partially legible German caption in pencil, lower margin. Mounted to window matte at top and bottom edges, verso.

Provenance: Estate of Rudolf Bauer; Borghi & Co., NY; Herbert Lerner Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL; thence to Portico New York, Inc. (#RB60).

A fine example of Bauer's Berlin cabaret images, possibly for Die Krater, the art group Bauer founded with Hilla Rebay and Otto Nebel.