Oil on board with canvas structure, mounted on ...
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Steilküste und Sonnenspiegelung. Um 1922. Oil on board with canvas structure, mounted on panel. Soika 1922/50. Lower left barely legibly monogrammed "HMP" and dated by a hand other than that of the artist. 37.2 x 48 cm (14.6 x 18.8 in).
• Atmospheric depiction of an evening at Pechstein's much-loved Baltic coast in an unsual image detail. • Nature and life in the remote Pommeranian fishing villages Rowe and Leba were a great source of inspiration for Pechstein in the 1920s. • Other Leba views from the same year are in possession of, among others, the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Deutschen Bank Collection, Frankfurt/Main, the Stiftung Moritzburg, Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle, the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk/Virginia, and the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego/California.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse (1996 until ca. 2006). Private collection USA (as of 2006, Villa Grisebach Auctions, December 2, 2006, lot 201).
LITERATURE: Auction house Wolff, Karlsruhe, October 31, 1986, lot 95. Sotheby's, London, December 2, 1987, lot 199. Villa Grisebach Auctions, Berlin, 141st auction, December 2, 2006, lot 201.