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121002922
Erich Heckel
Beim Schminken, 1910.
Watercolor
Starting bid: € 10,000 / $ 10,500
Beim Schminken. 1910.
Watercolor over pen and ink.
Lower right signed and dated, titled in the lower left. On wove paper. 15.5 x 17.3 cm (6.1 x 6.8 in). Sheet: 17,5 x 21,2 cm (6,8 x 8,3 in).
[AW].
• Expressive depiction from the important "Brücke" period.
• Intimate scene showing Siddi Heckel (right) getting ready for a stage performance.
• The watercolor served as a preliminary study for the destroyed painting of the same name from 1910 (Hüneke vol. I 1910-72)
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The work is registered in the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Mrs Renate Ebner for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Estate of the artist (until 1976).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 1995-2001).
Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle an der Saale (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2001-2017).
Erich Heckel, Einfühlung und Ausdruck, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, October 31, 2020 - March 7, 2021, extended until June 20, 2021 (illu. on p. 134).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).

LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 186, SHG no.218 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 177, SHG no. 398 (illu.).

In good condition, colors in fine impression. Upper edge slightly irregular.



121002922
Erich Heckel
Beim Schminken, 1910.
Watercolor
Starting bid: € 10,000 / $ 10,500