Stillleben mit Hocker und Holzfigur. 1924. Watercolor and gouache over chalk and charcoal drawing. Lower right signed, titled and dated. On laid paper with watermark (Drey Könige). 47.4 x 38.7 cm (18.6 x 15.2 in), the full sheet.
Expressive watercolor from the sought-after 1920s. The work is regsitered in the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance. We are grateful to Renate Ebner and Hans Geissler for their kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Gallery Günther Franke 1965. Private collection USA.
EXHIBITION: Erich Heckel , Ausgewählte Aquarelle und Handzeichnungen 1912-1958. Galerie Günther Franke, Munich, mid January to late February 1965, cat. no. 18 with illu. German Expressionist Sculpture. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 30 October 1983 - 22 January 1984, cat. no. 49.
LITERATURE: Heinz Köhn, Erich Heckel.Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, 1959, p. 45 (with color illu.).