Arnulf Rainer - Nachtigall. 1970/71

auction 400, Lot 1031

SPRING AUCTION on 14 April 2021

Arnulf Rainer

Nachtigall. 1970/71

€ 50.000 to € 60.000



€ 63.500 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)


Arnulf Rainer

1929 Baden near Vienna - lives in Vienna and Enzenkirchen/Upper Austria


Nightingale. 1970/71



From the work group "Faces Serie". Signed, dated and titled lower right. Work number 668/72 verso. Mixed technique (oil, oil pastel, scratch technique) over photograph on cardboard mounted on hardboard. Sheet size: 100 x 79 cm. Framed.


We thank the Museum Arnulf Rainer in Baden for the scientific work. The authenticity of the work was orally confirmed by the studio of Arnulf Rainer on the basis of photographs.


Provenance: private collection, South Germany


Cf. Van de Loo und Prelinger. Körpersprache. Munich 1980, page 123. This is an earlier version of the offered work.