Ruderer. Um 1928. Watercolor, India ink and color pen. Signed in upper center. Verso inscribed, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On creme board. 26.2 x 29.2 cm (10.3 x 11.4 in), the full sheet. This watercolro was made in connection with the oil painting of the same name from 1928/29 (Gordon 916, Galerie Henze & Ketterer, Wichtrach). • Fine watercolor in strong colors and with superbly nuanced brush contours. • Of pictorial effect. The work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Munich (until 1983). Berlin art trade(1983). Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate.
LITERATURE: Galerie Wolfang Ketterer, Munich, auction 75, 20th Century, November 28, 1983, lot no. 669 (with full-page color illu.).