Segelhafen. 1912. Watercolor and India ink. Verso signed and inscribed with a greeting. On a blank postcard. 9 x 14 cm (3.5 x 5.5 in), the full sheet. Postcard from Berlin to Gustav Schiefler. Dated "2.8.12" on the stamp. [SM]. • From the important Brücke era • Fascinating contemporary document • The postcard emerged as an independent genre in the art of the 20th century.
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: Gustav Schiefler, Hamburg. Ever since family-owned.
LITERATURE: Gerhard Scheck, Postkarten an Gustav Schiefler, Hamburg 1976, illu. 46 (there titled Segelhafen Berlin Friedenau).