Art (1900-1945) > Figurative Painting (40s-60s ) Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Biography
Weiter Lebasee. Ca. 1940/1942.
Colored chalk over India ink.
Signed in lower right. On laid paper. 26.2 x 40 cm (10.3 x 15.7 in), the full sheet.
• An accomplished rhythm and the radiant colors make for a landscape characterized by an exuberant brio.
• Harmonious depiction in the artist's signature style.
• Atmospheric view of Lake Leba, where Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff spent many summers in the 1930s and 1940s.
The work is registered in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation, Berlin.
PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger ollection, Würzburg (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. 283, cat. no. 311 (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)
Schmidt-Rottluff. Form, Farbe, Ausdruck!, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, September 29, 2018 - February 3, 2019, p. 285.
LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 416, SHG no. 747 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 120, SHG no. 270 (with illu.).
In very good condition.
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