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Art (1945-contemporary) > Expressionism Erich Heckel - Biography

Erich Heckel - Woodcut

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Den ungenannten Freunden. 1953.
Ludwig Thormaehlen, Erich Heckel. Stitch-bound booklet with 1 Woodcut.
Ebner/Gabelman 958H B (of A). Dube H 404. One of 620 copies. On wove paper. 13.3 x 10 cm (5.2 x 3.9 in). Sheet (size of booklet): 21 x 15,5 cm (8,2 x 5,9 in).
The booklet contains the speech Prof. Dr. Ludwig Thormaehlen delivered on September 23 on occasion of the openiong of Erich Heckel's exhibition at the Badische Kunstverein. In 1953 Erich Heckel made the woodcut "Den ungenannten Freunden".
Printed by Julius Wilhelm Engelberg, Karlsruhe, and published by the Akademie der bildenden Künste, Karlsruhe. [EH].
• In the woodcut Erich Heckel refeences his 1913 wooden sculpture "Frau", as he does at sebveral times throughout his creation.
• The Tübingen townscape with the Hölderlin tower can be seen in the background.
• Heckel also references the Hölderlin poem "Hälfte des Lebens"

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, pp. 346f, SHG no. 560 (with illu).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 259, SHG no. 587 (with illu.).

In good condition. Wrapper with traces of wear and slight creases in margins.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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