Alte römische Wasserleitung in Südfrankreich. 1914.
Heiderich 1206. Verso with the estate stamp (Lugt 1775b) and hand-written date and title. On fine wove paper. 23.9 x 18.5 cm (9.4 x 7.2 in), the full sheet.
Page from the sketchbook no. 64. [AW].
• Made in Southern France immediately before Macke's important Tunis trip.
• August Macke is among the most significant representatives of German Expressionism and a key member of the "Blauer Reiter".
• Fine sketch with an impressive line from the year the artist died.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (with the estate stamp).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Roman Norbert Ketterer.
Galerie Vömel, Stuttgart.
Galerie Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from the above in 2000).
LITERATURE: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart, 5th auction, 1949, cat. no. 1742.
Galerie Vömel, Düsseldorf, 1952, cat. no. 50.
In good condition. All in all slightly soiled, with small isolated stains. Left edge irregular. Center of upper edge with a skillfully restored split (ca. 25mm). Upper right corner with a small diagonal crease. Lower left with a tiny pressure mark with a slight brownish stain.
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