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121003003
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Mädchen aus Kowno, 1918.
Woodcut
Starting bid: € 7,000 / $ 7,490
Mädchen aus Kowno. 1918.
Woodcut.
Signed. On Zanders laid paper (with the watermark). 50.3 x 39.1 cm (19.8 x 15.3 in). Sheet: 62 x 51,5 cm (24,4 x 20,3 in).

From the portfoilio "Schmidt-Rottluff. 10 Holzschnitte", Verlag Graphisches Kabinett I.B. Neumann, Berlin 1919. Printed by Fritz Voigt, Berlin. [KT].

• Expressive portrait showing the influences of African masks.
• A particularly innovative and experimental composition.
• The human face became a defining motif for the artist in the 1920s
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PROVENANCE:
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).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).

LITERATURE:
Rosa Schapire, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Graphisches Werk bis 1923, [Berlin 1924] reprint New York 1987, no. H 204 (illu. in black and white, plate vol).

Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 377, SHG no. 638 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 77, SHG no. 150 (illu.).

In good condition. Isolated faint small brown stains in the lower and upper margins outside the image. Isolated small areas of paper thinning in the lower margin outside of the image, isolated tiny paper flaws along the lower edge of the sheet. slightly creased in places of margins and corners. Lower left corner with a smoothed faint crease.



121003003
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Mädchen aus Kowno, 1918.
Woodcut
Starting bid: € 7,000 / $ 7,490