Today we are offering an important abstract painting by the celebrated and highly listed German artist Hans Peter Zimmer (1936-1992). The painting is done in watercolor and chalk on paper. It features vibrant colors, and almost psychedelic, striped objects overlapping each other; an abstract style Zimmer is well known for. The painting is untitled, but on the verso is a taped a newspaper article about the Basel Carnival in Switzerland. The picture in the article shows many people marching in a parade, with strange masks and striped pants. We are assuming this parade might have inspired this painting, or perhaps it was purchased at this event. The painting features Zimmer’s original signature on the top right, as well as the year “1964” which appears to be written in pen.
Piece is in good condition, with no notable flaws. Comes in a (presumed original) wooden frame, a bit loose with the paint chipping in a few areas, but nothing particularly objectionable. The fabric liner has become discolored. Most likely you will choose to replace the frame anyway. This piece is worthy of better.
Frame: 16&1/4″L x 20&3/4″W
visible print:13&3/4″L x 18&3/8″W
3lbs 12 oz
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