Lot 62: THOMAS RING | Cubist Figure
November 30, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: black ink and coloured crayon on paper
Black ink and coloured crayon on paper. The artist's sheet has been hinged to the mount at its four corners, on the reverse. Apart from some tiny pin holes in the four corners and two very small tears along the right edge, colours are strong and bright and the picture is in very good original condition. Presented glazed, in a narrow frame.
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Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from the artist's son
Dimensions: 65 by 50cm., 25½ by 19¾in.
Exhibited: Witten, Märkisches Museum, 1983, no. 123
Literature: Ingrid Skiebe, Thomas Ring: ein Maler aus dem Umkreis des "Sturm": Leben, stilkritische Analyse und Werkverzeichnis, Bautz, 1988, p. 558, no. ZK59, catalogued
Medium: black ink and coloured crayon on paper