Lot 328
  • 328

Erich Heckel

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • Erich Heckel
  • Frau und Kind am Wasser (Woman and child by the water)
  • signed Heckel and dated 26 (lower right); titled on the reverse
  • watercolour and charcoal on paper
  • 56.5 by 54cm., 22 1/4 by 21 1/4 in.

Provenance

The Artist's Collection (until 1965)
Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York
Private Collection, USA (sale: Sotheby’s, New York, 21st October 1976, lot 125)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Duisburg, Städtisches Museum, Erich Heckel, 1957, no. 101
Düsseldorf, Galerie Großhennig, Erich Heckel, 1958, no. 6
Campione, Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Erich Heckel, 1966, no. 111, illustrated in the catalogue

Condition

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and attached to the overmount with tape to the centre of each edge. All four edges are deckled. There is a pin hole to the lower left corner. There is a repaired tear to the centre of the left edge (approx. 1cm. long), not visible when framed, and some further small nicks in places along the upper and left edges. There are some surface losses in places including a line (approx. 3cm. long) beneath the left sitter's shoulder; otherwise they are smaller and predominantly away from the central composition. This work is in overall good condition.
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