Lithograph in colors.
Cf. Ebner / Gabelmann 926 I b (of II C), Dube L 334 I b (of II B). Signed, dated, numbered, titled and isncribed "2 Steine - Handdruck". From an edition of 9 copies. On wove paper. 26.6 x 21.4 cm (10.4 x 8.4 in). Sheet: 38,5 x 31 cm (15,2 x 12,2 in).
The motif is based on the watercolor "Zwei Clowns" from 1936 (SLG Gerlinger). Erich Heckel also used it for the painting Excentrics (Hüneke 1948-2). [EH].
• Hand-printed by the artist.
• The individual coloring makes every sheet a unique piece.
• In this work, Erich Heckel makes a section of the painting "Excentrics" (Hüneke 1948-2) an independent motif.
PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).
LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 252, SHG no. 570 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 340, SHG no. 545 (with illu.).
In good condition. Sheet minimally unevenly discolored and with a slight small water stain in upper right. With strong colors.
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