Auction "Online Only", ends in: 23 day(s) Lot 122000106

Erich Heckel
Waldweg, 1910.
Starting bid: € 5,000 / $ 5,350
Waldweg. 1910.
Pencil, wash.
Lower right signed and dated, titled in lower left. 36.5 x 45 cm (14.3 x 17.7 in), the full sheet.

• From the important "Brücke" period, probably painted at the Moritzburg ponds or in Dangast.
• Although sketch-like in character, the dense composition has an almost painterly expression.
• A comparable charcoal drawing from the same year entitled "Gehölz" is in the Brücke Museum in Berlin

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: Artist's estate (until 1976).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Erich Heckel 1883-1970. Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Ausstellung zum 100. Geburtstag des Malers, Städtische Galerie Würzburg, July 3 - September 11, 1983, Würzburg 1983, cat. no. 16.
Schleswig-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: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 186, SHG no. 216 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, pp. 176f., SHG no. 395 (illu.).

In good condition. Tiny pinholes in the corners of the sheet. Isolated, small brown spots and slight creases along the sheet edges.