Schnitter Reihe. 1927. Colored chalk drawing with India ink. Lower right signed and dated. Titled and inscribed in bottom center, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On wove paper (with embossing stamp). 62 x 49 cm (24.4 x 19.2 in). Backing board: 62,7 x 49,8 cm (24,7 x 19,6 in). Verso with fragments of the lithograph "Fischer mit aufgerollter Leine" (1922, Krüger L381). Krüger notes: "Preserved in two halves that served as backing for watercolors or drawings " (p. 296). [CH]. • From the artist's estate. • Verso with the fragment of the lithograph "Fischer mit aufgerollter Leine". • From 1927 on, Pechstein spent several summers in the small village of Rowe, where, far away from tourism, he worked undisturbed on depictions of the Pomeranian landscape, of field workers and old fishermen's houses. • A significant Rowe landscape is in the State Art Collections in Dresden.
We are grateful to Mr Alexander Pechstein, Max Pechstein Urheberrechtsgemeinschaft, for his kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Private collection Germany.