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

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Woodcut

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Stralsunder Türme. 1912.
Schapire H 80. Signed and dated. Presumably one of just ca. 10 copies. On machine-made laid paper (with watermark "Duplicating Paper for Cycloystyle"). 35.7 x 29.6 cm (14 x 11.6 in). Sheet: 59 x 46,4 cm (23,2 x 18,2 in).
Shown in "Gesellschaft der Bücherfreunde zu Hamburg, Bericht über die Jahre 1909-1912" with the title "Straße". [KT].
• One of the few self-printed copies.
• Bold and dynamic composition influenced by Cubism and Futurism.
• One of the copies was in the renowned Expressionism collection of Carl Hagemann, today it is part of the Graphische Sammlung at the Städel Museums, Frankfurt a. Main.
• Very rare on the auction market (source:

The sheet is registered in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation Berlin.

PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: 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).
Expressiv! Die Künstler der Brücke. Die Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Albertina Vienna, June 1 - August 26, 2007, pp. 64f., cat. no. 25 (with illu.).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022)
Schmidt-Rottluff. Form, Farbe, Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, September 29, 2018 - February 3, 2019, p. 184 (with illu.).

Rosa Schapire, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Graphisches Werk bis 1923, Berlin 1924, no. H 80 (illu. in b/w, plate vol.)
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 229, SHG no. 314 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 62, SHG no. 109 (with illu.).

In good condition. With unobtrusive mount staining. Lower left margin with a small tear (approx. 1.5 cm). Upper left and lower right corner with faint creases, corners all in all slightly creased.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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