Art (1900-1945) > Expressionism Hermann Max Pechstein - Biography
Stehender Akt mit Badetuch. 1910.
Brush and India ink drawing, partly with watercolors.
Lower right monogrammed and dated, as well as barely elgibly inscribed "Akt XI" in lower left. On brownish paper, laid on backing paper. Ca. 60.6 x 45 cm (23.8 x 17.7 in), the full sheet.
• Large-size nude from the "Brücke" era.
• Swiftly captured models were a key motif of the artist group.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse.
Private collection Wiesbaden.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired in 2002: Lempertz, with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).
EXHIBITION: Expressiv! Die Künstler der Brücke. Die Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Albertina Vienna, June 1 - August 26, 2007, pp. 382f. (with color illu.).
Nolde, Pechstein, Amiet, Mueller. Im Kreis der Brücke, Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle (Saale), June 2 - September 29, 2013 (no cat.).
Brückenschlag: Gerlinger – Buchheim!, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, October 28, 2017 - February 25, 2018, pp. 106f. (with color illu.).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).
LITERATURE: Lempertz, Cologne, auction 831, December 4, 2002, lot 968 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 391, SHG no. 859 (with color illu.).
Good overall impression, margins with losses and splits. Bottom margin unobtrusively retouched in red.
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