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121002641
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Straßenbiegung, 1909.
Woodcut
Starting bid: € 9,000 / $ 9,450
Straßenbiegung. 1909.
Woodcut.
Schapire H 26. Signed and dated, as well as inscribed "gedr. 1913" und "1328". On brownish wove paper. 34.6 x 43.7 cm (13.6 x 17.2 in). Sheet: 44,4 x 69,9 cm (17,4 x 27,5 in).
[KT].
• Made in Dresden at the "Brücke" heyday: at the corner of Löbtauer and Roßthaler-Straße.
• Popular "Brücke" motif, Kirchner also depicted these streets with the typical houses.
• Made in what Gerhard Wietek called the "woodcut year" 1909, when works characterized by an unusual conciseness came into existence
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The sheet is registered in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation, Berlin.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Gunzenhauser, Chemnitz.
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (acquired from the above in 1985, 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).

LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, pp. 216f., SHG no. 283 (with illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, pp. 42f., SHG no. 61 (with illu.).

In good condition. Slight mount staining. Smoothed crease in the center of the upper margin, upper right corner also with a smoothed crease, both beyond the image. Upper corners slightly lightened on recto due to mounting residue on the reverse.



121002641
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Straßenbiegung, 1909.
Woodcut
Starting bid: € 9,000 / $ 9,450