Büsche am Ufer, Kallmünz. 1903. Oil on canvas. Verso of the canvas with the estate stamp and a label with the partly hand-written and partly stamped number "L 624". 9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.4 in).
• The small sketches in oil are considered milestones in Münter‘s work • Early usage of an expressive coloring • In Kallmünz Münter got engaged with Kandinsky who was still married at that time.
Accompanied by a written confirmation of authenticity issued by the Gabriele Münter- and Johannes Eichner-Foundation on Oktober 22, 2013 (in copy). The painting will be included into the catalog raisonné of Gabriele Münter's paintings.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Art trade Franz Resch, Gauting. Art trade Sabine Helms, Munich. Private collection Munich.
EXHIBITION: Gabriele Münter und ihre Zeit. Galerie Neher, Essen, November 18 - December 18, 1990, here titled "Büsche am Ufer (Kallmünz)" (with color illu. on p. 13). Schöne Aussichten. Der Blaue Reiter und der Impressionismus. Franz Marc Museum, Kochel March 22 - July 29, 2015, p. 195, here titled "Kleine Seelandschaft" (with color illu. on p. 82).