Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 442

 

442
Erich Heckel
Sommertag, 1923.
Watercolor and charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,560
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 39.549

(incl. surcharge)
Sommertag. 1923.
Watercolor and charcoal drawing.
Signed, dated and titled. On laid paper. 56.5 x 47.3 cm (22.2 x 18.6 in), the full sheet.
[AR].
• Watercolors play an important role in the oeuvre of the German expressionist.
• Around 1923 the bathers were among Heckel's preferred motifs.
• This work is a celebration of an existence in nature free from any constraints.
• Strong blue in a clear contrast to the figures
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The work is registered at the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Mrs Renate Ebner and Mr Hans Geissler for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Hermann Schwartz, Düsseldorf.
Private collection Southern Germany (since 2011).

EXHIBITION: Erich Heckel, Kunstmuseum Duisburg, 1957, cat. no. 100.
Galerie Theo Hill - Graphisches Kabinett, Köln 1965.




442
Erich Heckel
Sommertag, 1923.
Watercolor and charcoal drawing
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,560
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 39.549

(incl. surcharge)