Ernst Wilhelm Nay

German, 1902–1968

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Ernst Wilhelm Nay deftly adapted his Expressionist style to the climate of post-war abstraction, maintaining subtle and individual use of color while expressing energy with quick brushstrokes. White Spring (1963), part of his purely abstract series …

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Untitled, 1959
Sold on Dec 2, 2021
€43,520
US$49,261
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Work on Paper
watercolor on watercolor paper
60.0 x 42.5 cm
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€43,520
Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2021
Dorotheum
Untitled, 1959
watercolor on watercolor paper
Dec 2, 2021
Dorotheum
€43,520
US$49,261
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Work on Paper
60.0 x 42.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2021
Dorotheum
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€43,520
Traum (Dream), 1963
Sold on Oct 14, 2021
£595,800
US$814,372
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Painting
oil on canvas
160.4 x 200.0 cm
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£595,800
Auction Sale
Oct 14, 2021
Sotheby's
Traum (Dream), 1963
oil on canvas
Oct 14, 2021
Sotheby's
£595,800
US$814,372
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Painting
160.4 x 200.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 14, 2021
Sotheby's
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£595,800
Drei Kreuze (Taunus), 1939
Sold on Jul 18, 2020
€13,750
US$15,715
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Work on Paper
Watercolor over pencil, on laid paper
63.2 x 48.5 cm
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€13,750
Auction Sale
Jul 18, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Drei Kreuze (Taunus), 1939
Watercolor over pencil, on laid paper
Jul 18, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€13,750
US$15,715
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Work on Paper
63.2 x 48.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 18, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€13,750
Untitled, 1956
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€60,000
US$68,328
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Work on Paper
Watercolor, on firm paper
56.6 x 27.3 cm
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€60,000
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Untitled, 1956
Watercolor, on firm paper
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€60,000
US$68,328
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Work on Paper
56.6 x 27.3 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€60,000
Untitled, 1956
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€17,188
US$19,574
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Work on Paper
Watercolor, on slightly grained wove paper
60.3 x 41.8 cm
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€17,188
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Untitled, 1956
Watercolor, on slightly grained wove paper
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€17,188
US$19,574
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Work on Paper
60.3 x 41.8 cm
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Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€17,188
Halb Gelb - halb Blau, 1965
Sold on Jul 17, 2020
€31,250
US$35,588
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Work on Paper
Watercolor, on grained wove paper
42.0 x 60.5 cm
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€31,250
Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
Halb Gelb - halb Blau, 1965
Watercolor, on grained wove paper
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
€31,250
US$35,588
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Work on Paper
42.0 x 60.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 17, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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€31,250
Menschen in den Lofoten (Menschen an Felsenbucht)
Sold on Jun 18, 2020
€175,000
US$195,741
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Print
Print
100 x 130cm.
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€175,000
Auction Sale
Jun 18, 2020
Christie's
Menschen in den Lofoten (Menschen an Felsenbucht)
Print
Jun 18, 2020
Christie's
€175,000
US$195,741
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Print
100 x 130cm.
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Auction Sale
Jun 18, 2020
Christie's
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€175,000
Menschen in den Lofoten (Menschen an Felsenbucht), 1902-1968
Sold on Jun 2, 2020
€175,000
US$197,170
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Painting
oil on canvas
100 x 130cm
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€175,000
Auction Sale
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
Menschen in den Lofoten (Menschen an Felsenbucht), 1902-1968
oil on canvas
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
€175,000
US$197,170
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Painting
100 x 130cm
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Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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€175,000
Helle Girlande (Light Garland), 1902-1968
Sold on Oct 5, 2019
£299,250
US$368,975
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Painting
oil on canvas
51.2 x 196.2cm
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Realized Price
£299,250
Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
Helle Girlande (Light Garland), 1902-1968
oil on canvas
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
£299,250
US$368,975
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Painting
51.2 x 196.2cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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£299,250
Die Ruhende und die Himmlischen (Laon), 1946
Sold on Jun 8, 2019
€18,750
US$21,257
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Work on Paper
Gouache, on wove paper
33.1 x 24.2 cm
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Realized Price
€18,750
Auction Sale
Jun 8, 2019
Ketterer Kunst
Die Ruhende und die Himmlischen (Laon), 1946
Gouache, on wove paper
Jun 8, 2019
Ketterer Kunst
€18,750
US$21,257
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Work on Paper
33.1 x 24.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 8, 2019
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€18,750