Art (1945-contemporary) > Expressionism Erich Heckel - Biography
Lithograph in colors.
Ebner/Gabelmann 908 L b (of b). Dube L 318 (II.). Signed, dated, titled, numbered and inscribed "Farbdruck". Fromm an edition of six copies. On fine wove paper. 22.3 x 22.3 cm (8.7 x 8.7 in). Sheet: 36,5 x 29,3 cm (14,7 x 11,6 in).
• From avery small edition of only six copies (hand-printed).
• This is the first time that a copy of this color lithograph is offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
• After 1945 Heckel increasingly made flower still lifes, perhaps also as a sign of appreciation for the fertile soil on Lake Constance in the dire times after the war.
• After WWII, Erich Heckel pursued his artistic path. The year this work was made, Erich Heckel had his first solo show after the war in Hamburg.
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).
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. 338, SHG no. 539 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 250, SHG no. 563 (with illu.).
In good condition. Margin with a few minimal crimped spots from printing. [JS]
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