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121002685
Erich Heckel
Fischermädchen, 1908.
Woodcut
Starting bid: € 5,000 / $ 5,400
Fischermädchen. 1908.
Woodcut.
Ebner/Gabelmann 255 H. Dube H 148. Signed, dated and titled. One of to date 14 known copies. 36.6 x 20.5 cm (14.4 x 8 in). Sheet: cm ( in).

• The hand-made print from the best Dresden "Brücke" period was created during Heckel's stay in Dangast.
• With this powerful pictorial language, Heckel proves to be at the height of his woodcut art.
• Heckel's radical style finally overcame the decorative and curved elements of Art Nouveau.
• Not a single copy of this woodcut has been offered on the international auction market in the last ten years (source: artprice).
• Further copies of this rare print can be found in the collections of the Brücke Museum, Berlin, the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart and the Landesmuseum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte, Oldenburg
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PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired in 1990: Lempertz, 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).

Presumably a different copy:
Die Brücke in Dresden 1905-1911, Galerie Neue Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, October 20, 2001 to January 6, 2002.

LITERATURE: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 658th auction, Moderne Kunst, November 22, 1990, lot 991 (illu. plate 78).
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 168, SHG no. 183 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 157, SHG no. 352 (illu.).

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121002685
Erich Heckel
Fischermädchen, 1908.
Woodcut
Starting bid: € 5,000 / $ 5,400