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121002944
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Strand mit Badehütten, 1915.
Drypoint
Starting bid: € 4,000 / $ 4,320
Strand mit Badehütten. 1915.
Drypoint.
Signed and inscribed with the work number "154" as well as inscribed "Badehütten" in lower left by a hand other than that of the artist. On wove paper. 18.7 x 23 cm (7.3 x 9 in). Sheet: 27,7 x 36,5 cm (10,9 x 14,3 in).
Printed by Alfred Ruckenbrod, Berlin. [AR].

• Probably created in early 1915 after a watercolor from 1914, before Schmidt-Rottluff was drafted for military service in Russia and Lithuania in May 1915.
• Very rare: In the last 20 years, only one other copy of the etching has been offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
• Another copy is in the collection of the Hamburger Kunsthalle
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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)
Schmidt-Rottluff. Form, Farbe, Ausdruck!, Buchheim Museum, Bernried, September 29, 2018 - February 3, 2019, p. 212 (illu.).

LITERATURE: Rosa Schapire, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Graphisches Werk bis 1923, Berlin 1924, no. R14 (black-and-white illu., plate vol.).
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 374, SHG no. 630 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 74, SHG no. 142 (illu.).

In good condition. With slight creases in the margins, a somewhat longer crease in the upper center, as well as very small, superficial paper losses in the margins.



121002944
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Strand mit Badehütten, 1915.
Drypoint
Starting bid: € 4,000 / $ 4,320