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Art (1900-1945) > Expressionism Erich Heckel - Biography

Erich Heckel - Gouache

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Munich, Germany

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Schlafende. 1921.
Gouache and watercolor over pencil.
Signed, dated and titled in lower right. On fine laid paper. 56 x 44 cm (22 x 17.3 in).
• Important provenance: from the collection of Carl Hagemann, which forms the core of the Expressionism collection of the Städel Museum in Frankfurt a. Main
• The intimate motif of a sleeping woman recurs in many of his creative periods
• Heckel is one of the most important German expressionists and a founding member of the "Brücke"
• For the first time offred on the auction market (source:

The work is registered in the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Ms Renate Ebner and Mr Hans Geissler for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Kunstsalon Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt a. Main.
Collection Carl Hagemann (1867-1940), Frankfurt a. Main (acquired from the above in 1921).
Ever since family-owned.

EXHIBITION: Erich Heckel, Otto Müller, Kunstsalon Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt a. Main, 1921, no. 51.
Collection Hagemann, Frankfurt a. Main, 1984.

LITERATURE: Hans Delfs et al, Kirchner, Schmidt-Rottluff, Nolde, Nay .. Briefe an den Sammler und Mäzen Carl Hagemann 1906-1940, Ostfildern 2004, book and CD-ROM, no. 114 (with illu.).

In good condition. Edges with small isolated, partly expertly rebacked splits. Isolated faint creases in center right margin.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.

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