Am Main. 1927.
Signed, dated and titled in lower right. On off-white paper. 51 x 68.5 cm (20 x 26.9 in), the full sheet. [JS].
• Large drawing with an expressive line.
• Rendered in front of the motif, Heckel's landscape drawings in particular testify to his outstanding graphic gift.
Heckel draws near Würzburg standing on the Löwenbrücke near the left bank, looking up the Main on the Maininsel.
• The same year Heckel also captured the atmopheric landscape scene in the painting "Maininsel" (Hünecke 1927-6), it was destroyed in an air rain in 1944.
PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp on the reverse, Lugt 6032).
EXHIBITION: Erich Heckel, 1883-1970. Aquarelle, Zeichnungen. Ausstellung zum 100. Geburtstag das Malers, Städtische Galerie Würzburg 1983, no. 69.
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)
Erich Heckel. Einfühlung und Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, October 31, 2020 – March 7, 2021, p. 312 (with illu).
LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 322, SHG no. 500 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 233, SHG no. 523 (with illu.).
In good condition. Minimally and evenly discolored, corners slightly creased and rubbed.
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