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

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Pencil

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Häuser im Harz. 1923.
Pencil on a postcard.
Verso monogrammed. 10.5 x 16.5 cm (4.1 x 6.4 in), the full sheet.
Postcard to Mr G. Leinhas / Hanover / Königswarther Str. 2, expressing appreciation for the first payment for the 1923 Kestner portfolio. Schnmidt-Rottluff used the money for a short trip to the Harz mountains. Gotthold Leinhas was co-owner of Rob. Leunis & Chapman GmbH Hanover, where the portfolio was printed the same year. "..Dank für den ersten Mamon aus der Kestnermapppe ! Wir sind für 14 Tage in den Harz gefahren um uns etwas zu erholen.."
Used postcard. [EH].
• Artist postcard: The small drawing shows the village of Zorge in the Harz mountains, where Schmidt-Rottluff spent a few days with his wife.
• "Brücke" postacrds are very sought-after onn the international art market.
• Drawing in Schmidt-Rottluff's then typcial reduced-geometrical style

PROVENANCE: Gotthold Leinhas, Hanover (from the artist in 1923, with the address on the reverse).
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. 404, SHG no. 709 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Heinz Spielmann (eds.), Lyonel Feininger, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Erich Heckel. Künstlerfreundschaften, Schleswig 1998. p. 241, illu. p. 198.
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 104, SHG no. 223 (with illu.).
Gerhard Wietek, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: Zeichnungen auf Postkarten, Cologne 2010, pp. 526ff. (with illu.).

In good condition. Postcard all in all slightly discolored consistent of the age.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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