Art (1945-contemporary) > Expressionism Erich Heckel - Biography
Schwarze Decke. 1963.
Lithograph in colors.
Ebner/Gabelmann 1044 L III b (of III b). Dube L 373 IV b (of IV b). Signed, dated and titled. From an edition of 40 copies. On wove paper by BFK Rives (with watermark). 43.8 x 34 cm (17.2 x 13.3 in). Papier: 65,7 x 50,7 cm (25,9 x 20 in).
Printed by Erker-Presse, St. Gallen (with the blindstamp). [AM].
• Highly expressive late lithograph by the "Brücke" artist.
• The year the work was made Heckel turned eighty and began a new period of intensive graphic production.
• The final state of this exceptional color lithograph.
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).
Erich Heckel, Einfühlung und Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, October 31, 2020 - March 7, 2021, p. 403 (with color illu.).
LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 359, SHG no. 593.
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 272, SHG no. 622 (with illu.).
In good condition. Lower and upper margin each with a tiny hole, presumably from the making. Upper margin with a few minimal handling marks and kinks and with pale, barely visible soiled spots.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.