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Clematisblüte (26. Jahresblatt). 1956.
Woodcut in colors.
Ebner/Gabelmann 996 H (b of c). Dube H 421 a (of b). Signed and dated as well as inscribed "26. Jahresblatt" and with the femal gender symbol. Dated "1957" in the printing block. On firm wove paper. 19.1 x 13.7 cm (7.5 x 5.3 in). Sheet: 21,7 x 16,3 cm (8,5 x 6,4 in).
The artist made the early "Jahresblätter" (annual sheets) after his memory in an edition of ca. 60 copies, later 90-100 copies were printed. [AR].
• As of 1930, the artist sent his so-called annual sheets to friends and family as New Year greetings (except for 1941).
• The Altonaer Museum in Hamburg is in possession of an almost complete series of these small-size prints.
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).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).
LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 352, SHG no. 573 (with color illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 265, SHG no. 601 (with color illu.).
In good condition. With a small faint kink in lower left corner and a brownish stain (ca. 0.5 x 0.5 cm) in the white margin.
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