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Erik Olson

(Sweden, 1901-1986)
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".
Erik olson, ”carré rouge".

”Carré Rouge"

Signed Erik Olson and dated 1930. Oil on panel 38 x 46 cm. Verso inscribed: "Carré Rouge', Erik Olson, 14 boulevard Victor Hugo, Saint Germain en Laye. Seine et oise. (France)".

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

800 000 - 1 000 000 SEK

79 208 - 99 010 EUR

Hammer price: 
6 800 000 SEK
Saleroom notice

The lot in question was probably NOT exhibited in the Art Concret Exhibition at Café Puck during the Stockholm Exhibition, 19 August - 29 September 1930.

The lot in question is probably NOT illustrated in the interior photo from the Art Concret Exhibition that is reproduced in Anders Wahlgren, "Otto G Carlsund", Carlssons förlag 2021, p. 199. The depicted painting is probably the smaller version: "Carré Rogue (Röd kvadrat)", ca 25 x 30 cm, in the collections of Halmstads Konstmuseum, Sweden.

Provenance

Silversmith Wiwen Nilsson, Lund
Thence by descent within the family.

Exhibitions

"Cercle et Carré", Paris, 1930.
"Abstraction-Création", Paris, 1931.
Liljevalchs Konsthall (Liljevalchs Public Art Gallery), Stockholm, "Halmstadgruppen 60 år", April 7 - June 4, 1989, no. 301.
(Possibly) Mjällby Konstgård, Halmstad, Sweden, July 16 - September 17, 1989.
(Possibly) Amos Andersons Konstmuseum, Helsinki, October 7 - November 26, 1989.
IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, "Exposicion Paris 1930", September 20 - December 2, 1990, no. 192.

Literature

(ed) Viveka Bosson, "Erik Olson. En sökares vandring", del II, 2001, ill in colour p. 26.
Mjellby konstmuseum, "Otto G. Carlsund och konkretfiaskot i Stockholm 1930", 13 June - 29 August 2004, exhibition catalogue, ill p. 130.
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, "Erik Olson - En sökare drömmar och visioner", 2011, exhibition catalogue, ill p. 70.
Gladys C. Fabre, Tone Hansen, Gerd Elise Morland, "Electromagnetic - Modern Art in Northern Europe 1918-1931", Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, Norge, 2013, exhibition catalogue, ill fullpage p. 280.
Viveca Bosson, "Halmstadgruppen - A force in 20th century Swedish art", 2009, ill. p. 47.
Anders Wahlgren, "Otto G Carlsund", Carlsson 2021, ill p. 199.

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The lot in question is probably NOT illustrated in the interior photo from the Art Concret Exhibition that is reproduced in Anders Wahlgren, "Otto G Carlsund", Carlssons förlag 2021, p. 199. The depicted painting is probably the smaller version: "Carré Rogue (Röd kvadrat)", ca 25 x 30 cm, in the collections of Halmstads Konstmuseum, Sweden.

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