Skip to product information
1 of 4

Galerie Sommerlath

"Something Going on Inside" Drawing by Amalia Schulthess - 1958

"Something Going on Inside" Drawing by Amalia Schulthess - 1958

Regular price $750.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $750.00 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Download / print

This unique drawing by painter/sculptor Amalia Schulthess features large black ink curves surrounding semi-abstract characters. As the title suggests "Something going on inside". The piece is signed and dated with red ink.

The entire life of Amalia Schulthess has been tied up in art. She grew up in Thurgau, Switzerland, where Paul Klee was a frequent guest in her house. She immigrated to America in 1941. Upon her arrival in New York she made contact with Piet Mondrian, who inspired her to continue working as a professional artist. Schulthess then travelled west, painting and exhibiting for the next 20 years in California and New Mexico. In Taos she met Andrew Dasburg and was instrumental in reviving the career of the great modernist who had fallen into obscurity after the war.

By the late 1960s Schulthess had abandoned painting for sculpture. She worked in Florence, Italy for 10 years and after that established a studio in Pietra Santa. Regardless of where she was her work has always been close to nature. Organic forms predominate and the magic of the raw material is allowed to speak out.

Schulthess was the subject of a retrospective at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art in 1976 and has exhibited in Paris at the Salon de Jeune Sculpture and the Salon de Mais. Her work is in various public and private collections both in Europe and America including the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, La Jolla Art Centre, and the Long Beach Museum of Art.

PERIOD: Late 20th Century
CONDITION: Excellent
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12.5" Width: 15" Depth: 1"
MATERIAL: Gouache, Paper
CREATOR: Amalia Schulthess (Painter)

View full details
  • Shipping

    Shipment is arranged through recognized carriers such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL. Only pieces that can be safely packed in a box or envelope may be shipped via parcel. Shipping charges start at $49 — and vary based on the size, weight, packaging and the value of the item. Text (310) 531 7594 or call (310) 754 9494 to get a quote.

  • Returns

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

    *Return Shipping Fee

    A restocking fee of 15% of the item price applies.

    Buyer is responsible for return shipping charges and will not be reimbursed for the original shipping cost.

    Additional Notes

    Items must be returned in the same condition it was received otherwise restoration costs will be billed up to the full value of the item. Return shipment must be insured for full value.