Contemporary Art Auction

Auction date: March 26, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel, Hemisphere room, level -1.

 

The pre-auction exhibition will take place in the new headquarters of the auction house: ul. Złota 48/54,

building of the Mercure Hotel,

entrance from the passage behind the building “Złota 44”

 

The exhibition is open grom March 16th till March 26th, Monday–Friday 10 a.m. –  7. P.m. (Saturday – same hours, Sunday closed).

 

During the auction, you can bid in person, by phone or leave the abstenee bid, and via artinfo.pl, as well as via the internet using www.liveauctioneers.com

 

In the case of online bidding, the auction fee is 23%. After registering to the auction site, you should wait for contact with our employee who, after data verification, accepts the client to participate in the auction. Please register to the auction no later than 12 hours before the auction starst.

 

Contact regarding objects: Iwona Wojnarowicz

iwona.wojnarowicz@artlibra.pl

+48 660 293 458



Lot no.: 1

Stanisław Ignacy WITKIEWICZ(1885-1939)

Male Portrait, 1917

medium: pastel, charcoal, paper

dimensions: 61,5 × 47 cm

signed lower left „Ignacy Witkiewicz 1917 | 3/IX”; stickers from exhibitions on the back

reproduced:

  • Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz 1885–1939. Katalog dzieł malarskich, ed. by I. Jakimowicz, A. Żakiewicz, Warsaw 1990, il. 151, n.p.
  • Formiści, ed. by I. Jakimowicz, National Museum, Warsaw 1985, p. 73, cat. no. 1046.
  • Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz. Twórczość plastyczna, catalogue of exhibition in National Museum in Cracow, introduction by H. Blum, Cracow 1966, cat. no. 10.
  • I. Jakimowicz, Witkacy w Rosji, [in:] „Rocznik Muzeum Narodowego w Warszawie“, Warsaw 1984, il. 11, p. 186.

provenance:

  • collection of Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński
  • collection of Stanisław Żeleński

Starting Bid:
110 000 zł

Estimate:
150 000–200 000 zł

Paid price:
150 000 zł (conditional)

Lot no.: 2

Marek Włodarski (Henryk Streng)(1898-1960)

Grapes and Objects, 1929

medium: pencil, paper

dimensions: 31,8 × 48,2 cm

signed lower right „III 1929” and the trace of the faded signature

Starting Bid:
27 000 zł ●

Estimate:
32 000–38 000 zł

Paid price:
27 000 zł (conditional)

Lot no.: 3

Marek WŁODARSKI (a.k.a. Henryk STRENG)(1898-1960)

Composition with Saint Florian, 1927

medium: gouache, paper

dimensions: 37,3 × 28,3 cm

signed upper right „VIII 927”, mark after erased signature

reproduced:

  • Czarownik przy zielonej skale: Marek Włodarski–Henryk Streng, ed. by J. Chrobak, J. Michalik, M. Wilk, Poznań 2009, il. no 10.
  • Marek Włodarski / Henryk Streng (1898–1960). Między centrum a peryferiami, catalogue of exhibition in Państwowa Galeria Sztuki w Sopocie, Sopot, 2003, cat. no. 21, p. 149.

exhibited:

  • Marek Włodarski / Henryk Streng (1898–1960). Między centrum a peryferiami, Lwowska Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Lwów 2013.
  • Marek Włodarski / Henryk Streng (1898–1960). Między centrum a peryferiami, Sopot, 2003.

Starting Bid:
30 000 zł ●

Estimate:
45 000–50 000 zł

Paid price:
40 000 zł

Lot no.: 4

Karol HILLER(1891-1939)

Granary over the Pond, 1925

medium: oil, canvas

dimensions: 46 × 58 cm

signed lower right: „K.HILLER 25”

reproduced:

  • Karol Hiller 1891–1939. Nowe widzenie. Malarstwo, heliografika, rysunek, grafika, Łódź 2002, p. 204 il. 19. (Work marked as missing)

exhibited:

  • Wystawa Malarzy Łódzkich, Miejska Galeria Sztuki w Łodzi, 1927, cat. no. 3.

Starting Bid:
90 000 zł

Estimate:
150 000–220 000 zł

Paid price:
150 000 zł

Lot no.: 5

Maria Jarema(1908–1958)

from series "Nudes"

medium: monotyping, paper

dimensions: 29,5 × 36 cm

signed (verso): „29,5 × 36 | monotypia | Akty | cat. no. 195 | Maria Jarema | 1953”

Estimate:
65 000–80 000 zł

Paid price:
55 000 zł (conditional)

Lot no.: 6

Władysław Strzemiński(1893-1952)

War to the houses. The tenement building, 1941

medium: pencil, tracing paper

dimensions: 26 × 33,5 cm

signed lower right „W. Strzem | 1941”

exhibited:

  • Warsztat Władysława Strzemińskiego, Galeria Sztuki Współczesnej Anny Wesołowskiej, Łódź, 1985, il. 15.

reprodukowany

  • Władysław Strzemiński 1893–1952. W setną rocznicę urodzin, ed. by J. Janik, Z. Karnicka, J. Ładnowska, Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, Łódź 1993, cat. no. II.48., p. 188.

Starting Bid:
75 000 zł ●

Estimate:
90 000–110 000 zł

Paid price:
90 000 zł

Lot no.: 7

Erna Rosenstein

Circular Time, 1966

medium: oil, paper, canvas

dimensions: 38,5×38,5 cm

signed lower right „Rosenstein | 1966”

exhibited:

  • Erna Rosenstein. Malarstwo, Centralne Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych „Zachęta”, Warsaw, 1967.

provenance:

  • private collection, Warsaw
  • private collection, Warsaw (gift from the artist)

Starting Bid:
150 000 zł ●

Estimate:
230 000–280 000 zł

Paid price:
240 000 zł

Lot no.: 8

Alfred LENICA(1899-1977)

Geometry – The City III, c. 1948

medium: oil, cardboard

dimensions: 58 × 59 cm

signed lower right: „Lenica”, verso: „A. Lenica | 59,5 × 58 | Geometria 3 miasto”

exhibited:

  • Szczeliny wolności – sztuka w latach 1945–1948/1949, National Museum in Poznań, 2017.
  • Alfred Lenica. Malarstwo, Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznań, 2002.
  • Alfred Lenica. Malarstwo, CBWA Zachęta, Warsaw, 1974.

reproduced:

  • Alfred Lenica. Malarstwo, catalogue of exhibition in Municipal Gallery Arsenał in Poznań, ed. by W. Makowiecki, M. Pawłowski, M. Szczepaniak, Poznań 2002, p. 65.

Starting Bid:
150 000 zł ●

Estimate:
190 000–250 000 zł

Paid price:
160 000 zł

Lot no.: 9

Rajmund Ziemski(1930-2005)

Untitled, 1960

medium: oil, canvas

dimensions: 80 × 135 cm

signed lower left: „R. ZIEMSKI | 60”, (verso): „80 × 135 | 7”

exhibited:

  • Rajmund Ziemski. Malarstwo, Zachęta – National Gallery, Warsaw, 2010.

reproduced:

  • Rajmund Ziemski. Malarstwo, ed. by J. Kania, Akademia Sztuk Pięknych w Warszawie, Zachęta – National Gallery, Warsaw, 2010, p. 105.

Starting Bid:
55 000 zł

Estimate:
70 000–90 000 zł

Paid price:
Available in the post-auction offer

Lot no.: 10

Erna ROSENSTEIN(1913-2004)

It's Opening, 1979

medium: oil, canvas

dimensions: 41,5 × 34 cm

signed lower right: „1979 Rosenstein”; verso „Otwiera się”

Starting Bid:
65 000 zł ●

Estimate:
70 000–90 000 zł

Paid price:
65 000 zł (conditional)