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122000284
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
II. Kestner Mappe. Schmidt-Rottluff: Fischer, 1923.
Lithograph
Starting bid: € 9,000 / $ 9,720
II. Kestner Mappe. Schmidt-Rottluff: Fischer. 1923.
The portfolio comprising 6 sheetLithographs in gray-green original cardboard portfolio. Printed by Robert Leunis and Chapman, Hanover, and published by Verlag Ludwig Ey, Hanover, with imprint and titled created by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.
Each lithograph signed and numbered. Once more numbered in imprint. On smooth wove paper. Sheet: each 21.8 x 20.5 cm (8.5 x 8 in).
With the following sheets: Abstoßendes Boot. 'Ausfahrende Fischer', 'Fischerboot', 'Nach dem Fang', 'Boote außer Dienst', 'Heimkehr der Fischer II'. [EH].

• Rare complete copy of the sought-after II. Kestner portfolio.
• The life of the fishermen is a central theme for Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.
• Another complete copy is in the Sprengel Museum, Hanover
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Schweinsteiger, Muncih (for "Heimkehr der Fischer II").
Private collection (for the oher 5 sheets: Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, 10th auction, November 27, 1973, lot 1145).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg ("Heimkehr der Fischer II" acquired from the above in 1994, (with the collector's stamp on the reverse, 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. L 99-103, 105 and Gebrauchsgrafik 77 and 78 (illu. in plate volume).
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Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich, 10th auction, November 27, 1973, lot 1145 (for Schapire 99-103).
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 402, SHG no. 701-708 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 102, SHG no. 215-222 (illu.).

In good condition. The sheets all in all slightly browned. Edges with isolated unobtrusive scuffmarks, one sheet with a small tear (0.2 mm) in the upper margin.
The original cardboard folder with traces of use consistent with its age, partially broken at the folds, with a few tears and rubbing. The title lithograph on the cardboard folder with multiple tears and creases due to use.



122000284
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
II. Kestner Mappe. Schmidt-Rottluff: Fischer, 1923.
Lithograph
Starting bid: € 9,000 / $ 9,720