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

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff - Stone

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Kopf (Hoher Steinkopf mit geöffnetem Mund). Um 1953.
Stone relief.
Wietek 162. With remains of a formerly inscribed paper label on the underside. Ca. 9 x 5 x 5 cm (3.5 x 1.9 x 1.9 in).
• Strongly stylized flat cut face that shows the influence of Mexican art.
• Schmidt-Rottluff called the stones he found on the beach of Sierksdorf "Findlinge" (boulders) and made reliefs of some of them.
• Most were made during the summers in the early 1950s

PROVENANCE: Günther Franke, Munich (until 1970).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg.

EXHIBITION: Kraft der Linie. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Graphik und Plastik, Stadtmuseum Hofheim, 1997, cat. no. 61 (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, p. 423, SHG no. 766 (with color illu.).
Gerhard Wietek, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Werkverzeichnis der Plastik und des Kunsthandwerks, München 2001, catalogue raisonné no. 162 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 126, SHG no. 288 (with color illu.).

In very good condition.
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