Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 427

 
427
Erich Heckel
Siddi Heckel und Maschka Mueller, Frühe 1920.
Colored chalk drawing and pencil
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 12,500 / $ 15.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Siddi Heckel und Maschka Mueller. Frühe 1920s.
Colored chalk drawing and pencil.
Signed in greeting on verso. On a blank postcard. 15 x 11 cm (5.9 x 4.3 in).
Postcard from Erich Heckel to the Erfurt collector and patron Alfred Hess (1879-1931). [SM].
• One of the sought-after artist postcards
• From the important collection of Alfred and Tekla Hess
• Fascinating contemporary document that takes us into the circle of the Brücke artists
.

We are grateful to Mrs Renate Ebner and Mr Hans Geissler, Estate Erich Heckel, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance, for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Alfred and Tekla Hess, Erfurt.
Private collection Wilhelm Grosshennig, Düsseldorf (1983).
Private collection Essen (acquired froma forementioned).
Wolfgang Wittrock art trader, Düsseldorf (1988).
Private collection Rhineland.
Offered with the kind consent of the heirs after Alfred and Tekla Hess.

EXHIBITION: Ausstellung deutscher und französischer Meisterwerke, Galerie Wilhelm Grosshennig, Düsseldorf, May 3 - mid July 1983; color illu on p. 46.

LITERATURE: Galerie Wittrock, catalog no. 8, Künstler der Brücke, March 1988, illu. no. 2.

427
Erich Heckel
Siddi Heckel und Maschka Mueller, Frühe 1920.
Colored chalk drawing and pencil
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,000
Sold:
€ 12,500 / $ 15.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)