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Erich Heckel
Drei Frauen am Strand, 1926
Watercolor
Current bid:
€ 10,000
Estimate:
€ 10,000
End: 06-15-24 15:12:00 Berlin
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Lot description
Drei Frauen am Strand. 1926.
Watercolor over chalks.
With the estate stamp on the reverse, as well as inscribed and dated by Hans Geissler. On wove paper. 43.2 x 51.2 cm (17 x 20.1 in), the full sheet.
[KT].

• One of the works saved from a fire in his studio in 1944.
• Exceptional work in which the stylistic development of the nude, a key motif since the Brücke days, is comprehensible.
• Watercolors of beach motifs from France and Italy are typical of the 1920s
.

The work is registered in the archive of 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: Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032, acquired from the above in 1993.

EXHIBITION:
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)
Erich Heckel. Einfühlung und Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, October 31, 2020 – March 7, 2021, p. 307 (with illu).

LITERATURE:
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 319, SHG no. 496 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 230, SHG no. 519 (with illu.).

Good overall impression, with strong colors. With a round rebacked paper blemish in left of the center with a tiniest loss at its center that was also expertly rebacked. Top of left margin with small splits and paper losses, the same goes for the upper right corner, here also slightly soiled.
Erich Heckel
Drei Frauen am Strand, 1926
Watercolor
Starting bid:
€ 10,000
Estimate
€ 10,000
End: 06-15-24 15:12:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:12:00 New York
06-15-24 06:12:00 Los Angeles (26 days, 06h:51m)

Please enter your maximum bid, it will only be used to the extent necessary to beat the next best bid.
Bid plus 32 % buyer's premium (differential taxation without separate VAT statement, sales tax certificate upon request) and droit de suite charge without VAT.
Self pick-up: free of charge,
insured shipping:
within Germany 92,16 €,
within the EU countries 161,09 €,
outside the EU countries on request.


After entering your maximum bid you will be able to check your entry and you will be provided with further information. Only after a further confirmation your bid will be binding.