Landschaft am Pass. 1958.
Ebner/Gabelmann 1010 R. Dube R 183. Signed, dated and numberedd, as well as inscribed "Landschaft am Pass" presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. From an edition of 20 copies. On off-white wove paper. 24.6 x 32.8 cm (9.6 x 12.9 in). Sheet: 38,2 x 49 cm (15 x 19,3 in).
• Strong depiction of the Julier Pass above Bivio in the Grison Alps.
• Spending the summer of 1957 in the Alps, the artist was inspired to make this dense etching of the sublime landscape.
• The depiction shows the impressive landscape around the Julier Pass, of which Heckel also made a painting and two watercolors.
• To date only one copy of this print has been offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
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. 354, SHG no. 578 (with illu. p. 353).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 267, SHG no. 606 (with illu.).
In good condition. Paper unobtrusively sunned and with very few isolated stains.
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