Mann am Meer. 1918. Watercolor und Bleistift. Image inscribed with the artist's name and the date by a hand other than that of the artist. Bottom center and lower right titled and inscribed by a hand other than that of the artist. Verso titled by a hand other than that of the artist. On creme wove paper. 51 x 42 cm (20 x 16.5 in), almost the full sheet. [CH].
• For the first time offered on the auction market (source: artprice) • Preliminary watercolor for the painting of the same name from the same year.
PROVENANCE: Collection Dr. Hans Koch (1881-1952), Düsseldorf/Schloss Randegg (acquired from the artist in 1918). Private collection Southern Germany (inherited from aforementioned in 1952). Ever since family-owned.