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Berge im Engadin. 1960.
Pen and India ink drawing.
Signed, dated and inscribed "Berge im Engadin". On slightly structured wove paper by Fabriano (with watermark). 66.4 x 48.8 cm (26.1 x 19.2 in), almost the full sheet.
The work registered in the Hermann Gerlinger Collection with the number SHG 610c. [AM].
• Classic ink pen drawing in an unusual large format.
• Characterful atmospheric depiction of the Engadine high valley.
The work is registered Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Mrs Renate Ebner and Mr Hans Geissler for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Artist's estate.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired from the above in 2011, with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).
EXHIBITION: Erich Heckel 1883-1970. Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Städtische Galerie, Würzburg, July 3.- September 11, 1983, cat. no. 106.
Erich Heckel, Kunstverein Brunswick, August 9 - October 17, 1985, p. 58 (with illu.).
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. 397 (with illu.).
LITERATURE: Paul Vogt, Erich Heckel, Recklinghausen 1965 (with illu. on p. 95).
In good conditionj. Margins minimally irregular. Upper center with small mounting remains.
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