Pferdeköpfe. 1948. Gouache. On wove paper. 21.5 x 30 cm (8.4 x 11.8 in), the full sheet. Preliminary work for the painting of the same name made the same year (Scheibler 429). The series of the horse heads also comprises several pencil drawings (cf. Claesges 48-183ff). [SM].
The work will be included into the online oeuvre catalog with the number 48-183.1. We are grateful to Dr. Magdalene Claesges for her kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Günther Franke, Munich (until 1960). Galerie Der Spiegel, Cologne (1960-1962). Dr. Ursula Lampe (since 1962, acquired directly from the aforementioned). Private collection Southern Germany.