Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 215

 
215
Erich Heckel
Berglandschaft, 1922.
Watercolor and gouache over pencil
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,800
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Berglandschaft. 1922.
Watercolor and gouache over pencil.
Signed and dated lower right. Titled in lower left. On paper. 53.5 x 64.8 cm (21 x 25.5 in). [JS].

• Large-size atmospheric landscape depcition with a mystic mountain panorama.
• The dynamic pointed trees, mountains and cloud formations are a marvelous document of Heckel's expressionist pictorial language.
• Erich Heckel, along with Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and Fritz Bleyl, was among the founding members of the expressionist artist group "Brücke"
.

The work is registered at the archive of the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen on Lake Constance.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.

EXHIBITION: Landesmuseum Schleswig (1978-2012 as permanent loan from the estate).
Erich Heckel, Landesmuseum Schleswig, 1980/81, cat. no. 23.

215
Erich Heckel
Berglandschaft, 1922.
Watercolor and gouache over pencil
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,800
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)