Murmel spielende Knaben. Um 1910. Gouache , watercolor and India ink over pencil. Verso signed. On light creme paper with subtle line structure. 28.2 x 22.2 cm (11.1 x 8.7 in) , the full sheet.
Poised composition from the Brücke era, with an unusual motif. We are grateful to Alexander Pechstein, Dobersdorf, for his kind support in cataloging this lot, the work is registered at the archive of the Max Pechstein Urheberrechtsgemeinschaft (Copyright Association).
PROVENANCE: Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, catalog "Sommer 1975", no. 192 (acquired in 1973, sold in 1975). Collection Serge Sabarsky, New York. Christie's, New York, Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., New York, May 12, 1988, lot 112. Alice Adam Ltd., Chicago (with label on frame covering). Acquired directly from aforementioned.
EXHIBITION: Concept Art Gallery, Pennsylvania (with label on frame covering).