Ebner/Gabelmann 800 R. Dube R 151. Signed, dated, titled and inscribed "II a Probe". On firm wove paper. 21.5 x 17 cm (8.4 x 6.6 in). Sheet: 37,5 x 27 cm (14,8 x 10,6 in).
• Motif from the circus world, which Erich Heckel was fascinated by during his time with the "Brücke".
• In 1921 he used the motif for a lithograph and later for postcards to Walter Kaesbach and Hans Hess.
• Other motifs are in the Franz Marc Museum, Kochel, and the Museum Folkwang, Essen.
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).
Erich Heckel. Einfühlung und Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, October 31, 2020 – March 7, 2021, p. 300 (with illu).
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. 317, SHG no. 493 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 227, SHG no. 515 (with illu.).
In good condition. Upper and left marrgin slightly irregular, white margins with tiny isolated foxmarks.
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