Art (1945-contemporary) > Expressionism Erich Heckel - Biography
Der Holzschnitzer. 1948.
Ebner/Gabelmann 920 L. Dube L 331. Signed, dated and inscribed "Der Holzschnitzer" and "Probe". Copy asidde from the edition of 29. On firm off-white wove paper. 29.9 x 30.2 cm (11.7 x 11.8 in). Sheet: 49,7 x 42,7 cm (19,6 x 16,8 in).
• Portraits play an important role in Heckel's prints of the 1940s.
• The work shows Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880–1938) carving a sculpture.
• The time this lithograph was made, Heckel also made print portraits of Otto Dix and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.
PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).
EXHIBITION: Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022)
Erich Heckel, Einfühlung und Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, Ocotber 31, 2020 - March 7, 2021, extended until June 20, 2021, p. 360 (with illu.).
LITERATURE: Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 251, SHG no. 567 (with illu.).
In very good condition.
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