Felder und Sonne. 1944. Watercolor and ink brush. Lower right signed and inscribed with the work number "4424". Verso titled. On creme wove paper. 50 x 68.5 cm (19.6 x 26.9 in), the full sheet. [CH].
• Privately-owned for more than 30 years. • Characteristic landscape in strong colors by the great German expressionist. • Dramatic combination of elegant-calligraphic contours of the ink brush drawing and the expressive, glazing watercolors.
The work is documented in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation.
PROVENANCE: In the possession of the artist (until at least 1949). Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia. Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (inherited from aforementioned in 2002).
EXHIBITION: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Aquarelle aus den Jahren 1943-1946, Schlossbergmuseum Chemnitz, Chemnitz 1946, cat. no. 16. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Aquarelle und Pinselzeichnungen aus den Jahren 1942-1944, exhibition of Galerie Henning in Halle (Saale), January 1949, cat. no. 17 with illu.