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Erich Heckel
Vorm Bad, 1912.
Starting bid: € 3,000 / $ 3,240
Vorm Bad. 1912.
Signed, dated and inscribed "Handdruck". One of to date only ten known copies. On wove paper. 29.9 x 30.8 cm (11.7 x 12.1 in). Sheet: 44,7 x 37 cm (17,5 x 14,6 in).

• Hand-made print from the best Berlin "Brücke" period.
• Heckel and his partner Siddi Riha spent the summer months of this year on the Baltic Sea island of Hiddensee, the famous coastal landscape can be seen in the background.
• In the past twenty years, only three other copies of this woodcut have been offered on the international auction market (source:
• Formerly from the collection of fellow expressionist artist Heinrich Campendonk and his wife Edith

PROVENANCE: Collection of Heinrich and Edith C. B. Campendonk (née van Leckwyck), and the widow of the painter Heinrich Campendonk (befoe 1958-1967).
Estate of E. Campendonk (1967-at least October 1969).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Gemeente Musea Amsterdam (June 1958-October 1969, loan from the possession of Edith Campendonk).
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: Annemarie und Wolf-Dieter Dube, Erich Heckel, Das graphische Werk, vol. 1, New York 1964, no. H 245.
Renate Ebner, Andreas Gabelmann, Hans Geissler, Erich Heckel. Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, volume 1: 1903-1913, Munich 2021, no. 526 H II.
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Euphorion Verlag (ed.), Graphik der Gegenwart. vol. I. Erich Heckel, Berlin 1931 (illu.).
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 197, SHG no. 241 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 191, SHG no. 428 (illu.).

With faint brown stains as well as traces of soiling and rubbing, primarily in the margins and under mount. [JS]

Erich Heckel
Vorm Bad, 1912.
Starting bid: € 3,000 / $ 3,240