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Art (1945-contemporary) > Expressionism Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Biography

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Stone

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Liegende. 1953.
Stone with relief.
Wietek 154. With a small adhesive label on the underside, there typographically numbered "539". 9.7 x 18.5 x 22.5 cm (3.8 x 7.2 x 8.8 in).
• Made in Sierksdorf on the Baltic Sea during a summer stay.
• With his artistic treatment, Schmidt-Rottluff follows the stone's natural shape.
• Extraordinarily characteristic wotk in the artist's plastic oeuvre

The work is documented in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation Berlin.

PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired from the artist in 1972).

EXHIBITION: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Retrospektive, Kunsthalle Bremen, June 16 - September 10, 1989; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus Munich, September 27 - December 3, 1989, cat. no. 330 (with illu.).
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. 422-423, SHG no. 765 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, "einigen Steinchen habe ich Gesichter gemacht..": Die Steinschnitte von Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, in: Weltkunst, year 66, issue 23, 1996, p. 3138 (with illu.).
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, January 10, 1997 (illu.).
Gerhard Wietek, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Werkverzeichnis der Plastik und des Kunsthandwerks, Munich 2001, p. 294, no. 154 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 216, SHG no. 287 (with illu.).

In good condition. Small isolated material discolorations in the stone. Surface with slight handling marks, there somewhat darkened.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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