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121002708
Erich Heckel
Bucht von Banyuls, 1926.
Watercolor
Starting bid: € 3,000 / $ 3,240
Bucht von Banyuls. 1926.
Watercolor.
Lower right signed, dated and titled. On J. Whatman wove paper (with truncated watermark). 54 x 68.5 cm (21.2 x 26.9 in), the full sheet.
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• Created on a trip to France in 1926, which inspired the artist to produce spontaneous yet masterfully composed watercolors.
• The coastal strip, painted entirely in orange and brown, contrasts with the soft blue of the sky and the sea.
• Offered on the international auction market for the first time (source: artprice.com)
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The work is registered in Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Mrs Renate Ebner and Mr Hans Geissler for their kind support in catalogingthis lot.

PROVENANCE: Artist's estate.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired from the above in 1982, with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032)).

EXHIBITION: 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. 320, SHG no. 498 (color illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 230, SHG no. 521 (color illu.)).

In good condition. With two small, unobtrusive marginal tears in lower left and in the center of the right margin (approx. 0.5 - 1 cm) and with a few small brownish stains, mainly along the right margin.



121002708
Erich Heckel
Bucht von Banyuls, 1926.
Watercolor
Starting bid: € 3,000 / $ 3,240