Fränzi in der Hängematte. Um 1910. Colored chalk drawing. On light creme paper. 19 x 14.2 cm (7.4 x 5.5 in), the full sheet.
Wonderful spontaneus chalk drawing of Fränzi, the famous model of the "Brücke" artists, in fresh condition. This work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive Wichtrach/Bern.
PROVENANCE: Eberhard W. Kornfeld, Bern. Ruth Maria Muthmann, C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf (received as present from aforementioned). Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (received as present from aforementioned in the 1990s).
EXHIBITION: Der Blick auf Fränzi und Marcella. Zwei Modelle der Brücke-Künstler Heckel, Kirchner und Pechstein, Sprengel Museum, Hanover 29 August 2010 - 9 January 2011, cat. no. 162, with illu. on p. 98.