Watercolor and pencil.
Lower right signed and dated. Inscribed "Von Langenlonsheim aus" on the reverse. On Ingres d'Arches MBM laid paper (with watermark). 48 x 62.6 cm (18.8 x 24.6 in), the full sheet.
• Detailled landscape watercolor showing a wide view across the calm river Nahe.
• Depictions of an Idylic nature have an important rank in the artist's oeuvre.
• For the first time offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
The work is registered in the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Mrs Renate Ebner and Mr Hans Geissler for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired from the above in 1985, 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. 345 (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. 333, SHG no. 524 (with color illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 245, SHG no. 549 (with color illu.).
In good condition. With a few isolated brrownish spots and faint brownish discolorations in places of edges and corners, presumably from a former mounting on the reverse.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.