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

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Watercolor

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Kirche in Prato. 1952.
Watercolor and India ink.
Lower right signed and inscribed "Prato" and with the work number "5211". On light cradboard with the blindstampa "Schoellerstern" and "Leonhard Niethammer Frankfurt a.M". 50 x 65 cm (19.6 x 25.5 in), the full sheet.
• Two years after this drawing, the artist made the painting "Kirche in Prato, Maggiatal" after this work
• Between 1949-1953, he regularly spent the winters in the Ticino, where he made remarkable landscape watercolors

The work is documented 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: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Die Schwarzblätter, Ausstellung zum 90. Geburtstag, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Graphische Sammlung, December 1, 1974 - January 26, 1975, cat. no. 50 (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).
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. 424, SHG no. 768 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 128, SHG no. 290 (with illu.).

In good condition. With unobtrusive mount staining. Isolated tiny superficial rubbings. With isolated handling marks in the upper edge. Upper right corner with a small discoloration, presumably from the mounting.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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