Hermann Nitsch

Austrian, b. 1938

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Hermann Nitsch

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Austrian, b. 1938

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Untitled, 2016
Sold on Dec 21, 2020
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Painting
acrylic on jute
80.0 x 100.0 cm
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€30,300
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Dec 21, 2020
Dorotheum
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poured picture with impasto painting, signed and dated hermann nitsch 2016 on the reverse, acrylic on jute, 100 x 80 cm, framed
Untitled, 2016
acrylic on jute
Dec 21, 2020
Dorotheum
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80.0 x 100.0 cm
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Dec 21, 2020
Dorotheum
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€30,300
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poured picture with impasto painting, signed and dated hermann nitsch 2016 on the reverse, acrylic on jute, 100 x 80 cm, framed
€30,300
Untitled, 2002
Sold on Dec 21, 2020
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acrylic on jute
80.0 x 100.0 cm
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€30,300
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Dec 21, 2020
Dorotheum
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poured picture with impasto painting, signed and dated hermann nitsch 2002 on the reverse, acrylic on jute, 100 x 80 cm, on a stretcher
Untitled, 2002
acrylic on jute
Dec 21, 2020
Dorotheum
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80.0 x 100.0 cm
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Dec 21, 2020
Dorotheum
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€30,300
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poured picture with impasto painting, signed and dated hermann nitsch 2002 on the reverse, acrylic on jute, 100 x 80 cm, on a stretcher
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Senza titolo, 2002
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
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Oil painting on canvas
80.0 x 105.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
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Oil painting on canvas cm. 105x80 Signature and date on the reverse on the canvas: Hermann Nitsch 2002. Photo authenticated by the artist.
Senza titolo, 2002
Oil painting on canvas
Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
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80.0 x 105.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
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Oil painting on canvas cm. 105x80 Signature and date on the reverse on the canvas: Hermann Nitsch 2002. Photo authenticated by the artist.
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Ohne Titel (Schüttbild), 1992
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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Oil on canvas
300.0 x 200.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel (Schüttbild). 1992. Oil on canvas. Verso signed and dated. 200 x 300 cm (78.7 x 118.1 in). [SM]. • Downpour pictures made as of 1961 are usually executed in the color of the blood: red! • However, Nitsch's oeuvre also comprises periods in which the artist preferred blue and blue-black color values. • The flow of the colors in Nitsch's work is also part of a cultic act. • The dominant blue and the purple splashes in this downpour picture also reference religious cults and rituals. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1997). Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 18.15 h +/- 20 min.
Ohne Titel (Schüttbild), 1992
Oil on canvas
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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300.0 x 200.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel (Schüttbild). 1992. Oil on canvas. Verso signed and dated. 200 x 300 cm (78.7 x 118.1 in). [SM]. • Downpour pictures made as of 1961 are usually executed in the color of the blood: red! • However, Nitsch's oeuvre also comprises periods in which the artist preferred blue and blue-black color values. • The flow of the colors in Nitsch's work is also part of a cultic act. • The dominant blue and the purple splashes in this downpour picture also reference religious cults and rituals. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1997). Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 18.15 h +/- 20 min.
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Ohne Titel, 1992
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Work on Paper
Gouache on paper
152.5 x 99.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel. 1992. Gouache on paper. 99 x 152.5 cm (38.9 x 60 in). [SL]. • Hermann Nitsch's poured pictures are equally linked to both Informalism and American Action Painting. • Nitsch condenses Jackson Pollock's method of 'dripping' into a painterly action. • Anyone engaging in viewing Hermann Nitsch's pictures will be captured by his suggestive feelings. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 14.15 h +/- 20 min.
Ohne Titel, 1992
Gouache on paper
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Work on Paper
152.5 x 99.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel. 1992. Gouache on paper. 99 x 152.5 cm (38.9 x 60 in). [SL]. • Hermann Nitsch's poured pictures are equally linked to both Informalism and American Action Painting. • Nitsch condenses Jackson Pollock's method of 'dripping' into a painterly action. • Anyone engaging in viewing Hermann Nitsch's pictures will be captured by his suggestive feelings. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 14.15 h +/- 20 min.
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Ohne Titel (Schüttbild), 1961
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Dispersion on canvas
296.0 x 187.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel (Schüttbild). 1961. Dispersion on canvas. 187 x 296 cm (73.6 x 116.5 in). [SM]. • This process-like downpour is a special work by the artist not only for its physical size. • "Red is the one color that is most intensively noticed, as it is the color of life and death at the same time", according to Hermann Nitsch. • Downpour pictures by Nitsch from this early stage of the work period around 1960 and in this size are extremely rare • Part of the collection for more than 35 years. PROVENANCE: Galerie Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf. Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1984, acquired from aforementioned). Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 17.50 h +/- 20 min.
Ohne Titel (Schüttbild), 1961
Dispersion on canvas
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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296.0 x 187.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Price not available
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Ohne Titel (Schüttbild). 1961. Dispersion on canvas. 187 x 296 cm (73.6 x 116.5 in). [SM]. • This process-like downpour is a special work by the artist not only for its physical size. • "Red is the one color that is most intensively noticed, as it is the color of life and death at the same time", according to Hermann Nitsch. • Downpour pictures by Nitsch from this early stage of the work period around 1960 and in this size are extremely rare • Part of the collection for more than 35 years. PROVENANCE: Galerie Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf. Collection Haniel, Duisburg (since 1984, acquired from aforementioned). Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 17.50 h +/- 20 min.
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Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe III), 1984
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Lithographs and etchings, on laid paper by BFK Rives
80.0 x 115.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe III). 1984-1992. Lithographs and etchings. Each signed, dated and numbered. The portfolio comprises 38 sheets. For a better handling the portfolio consists of two slipcases. From an edition of 35 copies. On laid paper by BFK Rives. Up to: 115 x 80 cm (45.2 x 31.4 in). Sheet up to: 115 x 80 cm (45,2 x 31,4 in). Printed by D.P. Druck Publikations GmbH, Munich. [SL] . PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. LITERATURE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Hermann Nitsch. Die Architektur des Orgien Mysterien Theaters, volume II, Munich 1993, showing complete portfolio III, pp. 81-160. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.35 h +/- 20 min.
Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe III), 1984
Lithographs and etchings, on laid paper by BFK Rives
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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80.0 x 115.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe III). 1984-1992. Lithographs and etchings. Each signed, dated and numbered. The portfolio comprises 38 sheets. For a better handling the portfolio consists of two slipcases. From an edition of 35 copies. On laid paper by BFK Rives. Up to: 115 x 80 cm (45.2 x 31.4 in). Sheet up to: 115 x 80 cm (45,2 x 31,4 in). Printed by D.P. Druck Publikations GmbH, Munich. [SL] . PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. LITERATURE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Hermann Nitsch. Die Architektur des Orgien Mysterien Theaters, volume II, Munich 1993, showing complete portfolio III, pp. 81-160. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.35 h +/- 20 min.
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Ohne Titel ("Schüttstein", 6-teilig), 1984
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Lithograph in colors, on wove paper
80.0 x 121.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel ("Schüttstein", 6-teilig). 1984/1991. Lithograph in colors. Each signed, dated and numbered. Partly worked over by hand. From an edition of 40 copies. On wove paper. Each: 121 x 80 cm (47.6 x 31.4 in). Up to: 100 x 75 cm (39,3 x 29,5 in). Published by Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, 1991. [SL]. • Large format with spectacular colors and spontaneous painterly gestures. • The poured pictures form a key series of works in the artist's oeuvre, which he began to produce in 1960. • In 1972 participation in the documenta V in Kassel. • Nitsch is one of the most important representatives of Viennese Actionism. PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.36 h +/- 20 min.
Ohne Titel ("Schüttstein", 6-teilig), 1984
Lithograph in colors, on wove paper
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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80.0 x 121.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel ("Schüttstein", 6-teilig). 1984/1991. Lithograph in colors. Each signed, dated and numbered. Partly worked over by hand. From an edition of 40 copies. On wove paper. Each: 121 x 80 cm (47.6 x 31.4 in). Up to: 100 x 75 cm (39,3 x 29,5 in). Published by Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, 1991. [SL]. • Large format with spectacular colors and spontaneous painterly gestures. • The poured pictures form a key series of works in the artist's oeuvre, which he began to produce in 1960. • In 1972 participation in the documenta V in Kassel. • Nitsch is one of the most important representatives of Viennese Actionism. PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.36 h +/- 20 min.
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Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe I), 1956
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Etching (cover sheet) and lithographs on laid paper
80.0 x 120.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe I). 1956/1987 (overpainted in 1987). Etching (cover sheet) and lithographs on laid paper, worked over by hand. Signed, dated and numbered. The portfolio comprises 36 sheets. From an edition of 35 copies. Size of lithostones up to: 120 x 80 cm (47.2 x 31.4 in). Sheet: 106 x 75 cm (41,7 x 29,5 in). [SL]. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. LITERATURE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Hermann Nitsch. Die Architektur des Orgien Mysterien Theaters, volume I, Munich 1993, showing complete portfolio I, pp. 39-113. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.00 h +/- 20 min.
Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe I), 1956
Etching (cover sheet) and lithographs on laid paper
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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80.0 x 120.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters (Mappe I). 1956/1987 (overpainted in 1987). Etching (cover sheet) and lithographs on laid paper, worked over by hand. Signed, dated and numbered. The portfolio comprises 36 sheets. From an edition of 35 copies. Size of lithostones up to: 120 x 80 cm (47.2 x 31.4 in). Sheet: 106 x 75 cm (41,7 x 29,5 in). [SL]. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. LITERATURE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Hermann Nitsch. Die Architektur des Orgien Mysterien Theaters, volume I, Munich 1993, showing complete portfolio I, pp. 39-113. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.00 h +/- 20 min.
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Aus: Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters, 1984
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5 lithograph in colors and etchings, on BFK Rives laid paper
60.0 x 80.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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Aus: Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters. 1984-1989. 5 Lithograph in colors and etchings. Each signed, dated and inscribed. Artist proof aside from the edition. On BFK Rives laid paper . Up to 80 x 60 cm (31.4 x 23.6 in). Sheet: 70 x 56 cm (27,5 x 22 in). Comprising 5 sheets from portfolio II. Printed by D.P. Druck Publikations GmbH, Munich. Of these five sheets from the portfolio "Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters", comprising a total of 16 sheets, two are identical. [SL]. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. LITERATURE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Hermann Nitsch. Die Architektur des Orgien Mysterien Theaters, volume II, Munich 1993, showing complete portfolio II, pp. 45-80. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.01 h +/- 20 min.
Aus: Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters, 1984
5 lithograph in colors and etchings, on BFK Rives laid paper
Dec 11, 2020
Ketterer Kunst
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60.0 x 80.0 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
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Aus: Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters. 1984-1989. 5 Lithograph in colors and etchings. Each signed, dated and inscribed. Artist proof aside from the edition. On BFK Rives laid paper . Up to 80 x 60 cm (31.4 x 23.6 in). Sheet: 70 x 56 cm (27,5 x 22 in). Comprising 5 sheets from portfolio II. Printed by D.P. Druck Publikations GmbH, Munich. Of these five sheets from the portfolio "Architektur des Orgien und Mysterien Theaters", comprising a total of 16 sheets, two are identical. [SL]. PROVENANCE: Collection Haniel, Duisburg. LITERATURE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Hermann Nitsch. Die Architektur des Orgien Mysterien Theaters, volume II, Munich 1993, showing complete portfolio II, pp. 45-80. Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 15.01 h +/- 20 min.