Auction "Online Only", ends in: 11 day(s) Lot 123001685

Erich Heckel
Frau, 1920.
Starting bid: € 3,000 / $ 3,180
Frau. 1920.
Ebner/Gabelmann 757 H. Dube H 323. Signed and dated. One of to date 13 known copies. On wove paper. 47.5 x 37.5 cm (18.7 x 14.7 in). Sheet: 61, x 48,3 cm (24 x 19 in).

The work shows Siddi Heckel in the Osterholz studio. In the background we see the large-format sunflowers that used to be part of the today destroyed mural. The painting shows a figurative mural in right background (cf. Andreas Hüneke, Erich Heckel. Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Wandbilder und Skulpturen, vol. II, Munich 2017, pp. 421-423). [AW].
• Intimate depiction of the artist's partner, Milda Frieda Georgi (1891-1982), who performs as a dancer under the stage name "Siddi Riha" and whom Heckel married a few years earlier - during the war.
• Other copies of the sheet can be found in the Brücke Museum, Berlin, the Chemnitz Art Collections and the Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, among others.
• From the renowned William Landmann Collection, Canada

PROVENANCE: Martin Landmann Collection (1923-2021), Vancouver, Canada.
Ever since family-owned.

EXHIBITION: Für die Kunst! Herbert Tannenbaum und sein Kunsthaus. Ein Galerist – seine Künstler, seine Kunden, sein Konzept. Reiß-Museum, Mannheim, September 11, 1994 - January 8, 1995, cat. no. 176 .

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