Varietétänzer. 1928. Pastel and color chalks. Upper right monogrammed andd ated. Verso with the estate stamp, the hand-written estate number "1862" and the inscription "DMP68". On light board. 63.5 x 50.5 cm (25 x 19.8 in), the full sheet. [CH].
• From the artist‘s estate • For the first time offered on the auction market • Due to the pictorial make and the format the work has a strong painting •like effect • Dance, movement, circus and revue provide the "Brücke" painters with their preferred motifs • In 2019 part of the exhibition "Tanz! Max Pechstein. Bühne, Parkett, Manege" at the Max-Pechstein-Museum in Zwickau.
We are grateful to Mr Alexander Pechstein for his kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate. Private collection Germany (since 1955, ever since family-owned).
EXHIBITION: Tanz! Max Pechstein. Bühne, Parkett, Manege, Max-Pechstein-Museum, Kunstsammlungen Zwickau, April 6 - July 14, 2019, Kunsthalle Tübingen, November 30, 2019 - March 15, 2020, cat. no. 104, p. 175 (with full-page color illu.).