Fischerboot auf dem Ruttebüller See. Ca. 1922. Watercolor. Signed in lower left. On fine Japon. 35.2 x 47.4 cm (13.8 x 18.6 in), the full sheet. [CH].
• Atmospheric maritime depiction of the Holstein landscape near the border to Denmark, which Nolde treasured so much • Notable provenance: Collection Carl Georg Heise (1890•1979), director of St.•Annen•Museum in Lübeck (1920-1933) and the Hamburg Kunsthalle (1945•1955), patron and friend of Emil Nolde.
Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Prof. Dr. Manfred Reuther on June 11, 2020. The watercolor is registered at the Archive Reuther with the number "Nolde A - 175/2020".
PROVENANCE: Collection Carl Georg Heise, Lübeck/Hamburg (1922 as present from the artist on occasion of the wedding of Carl Georg Heises and Hildegard Neumann). Private collection Northern Germany (inherited). Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 2004).
EXHIBITION: Die Künstlerfreunde Carl Georg Heises. Meisterwerke der Grafik 1900-1950, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Lübeck, May 1980, cat. no. 22 (cover with full-page color illu.).
LITERATURE: Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 117th auction, Select Works, June 11, 2004, lot no. 29.