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121002772
Erich Heckel
Kopf (Selbstbildnis), 1953.
Woodcut in colors
Starting bid: € 900 / $ 963
Kopf (Selbstbildnis). 1953.
Woodcut in colors.
Dube H 405. Signed and dated. Dated in the printing block. On creme wove paper. 19 x 12.5 cm (7.4 x 4.9 in). Sheet: 25 x 21,3 cm (9,7 x 8,3 in).
[CH].
• Self-portrait of the great German expressionist.
• The year of its creation marks his 70th birthday.
• Due to the size of the print, Heckel may have created the sheet as a greeting for friends and acquaintances on the occasion of his birthday.
• The color woodcuts occupy a special rank in Heckel's artistic oeuvre, particularly during the "Brücke" years, but also in his late creative phase
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PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 1995-2001).
Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle an der Saale (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2001-2017).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).

LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 346, SHG no. 559 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 258, SHG no. 266 (illu., p. 259).

In good condition. With faint mount staining and very few minor brown spots in the margins.



121002772
Erich Heckel
Kopf (Selbstbildnis), 1953.
Woodcut in colors
Starting bid: € 900 / $ 963