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Erich Heckel

Segelschiffe (Auf der Flensburger Förde) (Sailing Ships (On the Flensburg Fjord))

Property from an Important European Private Collection

Erich Heckel

Erich Heckel

Segelschiffe (Auf der Flensburger Förde) (Sailing Ships (On the Flensburg Fjord))

Segelschiffe (Auf der Flensburger Förde) (Sailing Ships (On the Flensburg Fjord))

Erich Heckel

1883 – 1970

Segelschiffe (Auf der Flensburger Förde) (Sailing Ships (On the Flensburg Fjord))

signed Erich Heckel and dated 22 on the reverse; signed Erich Heckel and dated 1922 on the stretcher

oil on canvas

83.2 by 96.3 cm., 32¾ by 38 in.

Painted in 1922.


We are thankful to Renate Ebner, Nachlass Erich Heckel, for her assistance with researching and cataloguing this work.

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Dr. Edmund Pietrkowsky, Dahlem/Küsnacht (by 1928)

Collection de Beer, London

Galerie Bollag, Zurich (acquired from the above; sold: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Stuttgart, 24th May 1955, lot 1177)

Private Collection (purchased at the above sale)

Sale: Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 2nd June 1978, Lot 423

Private Collection, Stuttgart (sold: Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 9th June 1983, lot 567

Private Collection, Hamburg (purchased at the above sale)

Galerie Thomas, Munich (by 1983)

Private Collection, Baden-Württemberg

Sale: Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 7th June 1996, lot 35

Private Collection, Austria (acquired in 1996)

Bequeath from above to the present owner

Paul Vogt, Erich Heckel, Recklinghausen, 1965, no. 1922-7, illustrated in the catalogue

Andreas Hüneke, Erich Heckel. Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Wandbilder und Skulpturen, Munich, 2017, vol. II, no. 1922-18, illustrated in colour p. 81

Janina Dahlmanns, Erich Heckel Werk der Zwischenkriegsjahre 1919-1937, Hamburg, 2016, p. 106

Berlin, Kronprinzenpalais/Nationalgalerie, Neuere deutsche Kunst aus Berliner Privatbesitz, 1928, no. 40

Munich, Galerie Thomas, Erich Heckel. Zum 100. Geburtstag, 1983, no. 1, illustrated in the catalogue