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Art (1900-1945) > Expressionism Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Biography

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Oil on canvas

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Haus am Pleißenbach in Rottluff. Um 1902.
Oil on canvas.
18 x 27.5 cm (7 x 10.8 in).
• One of the earliest works by the 18 year old artist, made in his hometown Rottluff near Chemnitz.
• Schmidt-Rottluff's birthplace is on the creek 'Pleißenbach', where his parents ran amill until 1913.
• When the artist began to study architecture in 1905, he adopted the name of his hometown as affix.
• Intimate, personal scene from the artist's immediate living environment

PROVENANCE: From the artist's family.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired from the above in 1984, with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Retrospektive, Kunsthalle Bremen, June 16 - September 10, 1989; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, September 27 - December 3, 1989, p. 216, cat. no. 3 (with illu.).
Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 1995-2001).
Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle an der Saale (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2001-2017).
Die Brücke und die Moderne. 1904-1914, Bucerius Kunstforum, Hamburg, October 17, 2004 - January 31, 2005, cat. no. 3 (with illu.).
Birgit Ahrens, Schöpferkraft und Fülle. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: Die Dangaster Jahre 1907-1912, at: Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, Expressionismus, Bremen 2008, p. 94 (with illu.).
Heinz Spielmann, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Frühes Talent und späte Meisterschaft, in: Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Gemeinsames Ziel und eigene Wege. Die "Brücke" und ihr Nachwirken, Munich 2009, p. 40 (illu. 8).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022)
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, November 4, 2017 - April 8, 2018 (no cat.).
Schmidt-Rottluff. Form, Farbe, Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, September 29, 2018 - February 3, 2019, pp. 92f. (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, pp. 84f., SHG no. 3 (with illu.).
Magdalena M. Moeller, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Werke aus der Sammlung des Brücke-Museums Berlin, Munich 1997, illu. 3 (Am Waldrand).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 20, SHG no. 4 (with illu.)
Christiane Remm, Formen, Farbe, Gestalten - Das Prinzip des Malerischen im Werk Karl Schmidt-Rottluffs, in: Magdalena M. Moeller (ed.), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Formen und Farbe, Munich 2007, p. 27 (illu. 3).
Magdalena M. Moeller, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Eine Monographie, Berlin 2010, p. 12 (illu. 3).

In good condition. Outer corners and in center of upper margin with tiny, unobtrusive pinholes.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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