Erich Heckel

Stillleben (Blumen in Vase)
1921

Erich Heckel, Stillleben (Blumen in Vase)

Gouache and chalk on postcard

15.3 × 10.2 cm / 6 × 4 in

Artist’s postcard stamped with the date »25.8.21« and hand­written by Siddi Heckel addressed to Dr. W. Mayer on the verso translation: »Dear Dr. Mayer, Thank you for your greetings and wishes. Here one day is more beautiful than the next. Heckel works a lot. Please, keep the make-up scene until autumn. I wouldn't know where to put it now, because I don't want it on the road. We both greet you, your wife Elisabeth and the children. Your S. Heckel«

Expertise

We thank the Erich Heckel Estate, Hemmenhofen for the kind confirmation of the work̕s authenticity and the registration in the work archive

Provenance

Private Collection Dr. W. Mayer, Munich; Gropper Art Gallery, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts (1972); Private Collection Massachusetts

Exhibitions
  • Galerie Ludorff, "Neuerwerbungen Herbst 2020". Düsseldorf 2020
Literature
  • Galerie Ludorff, "Neuerwerbungen Herbst 2020", Düsseldorf 2020, S. 48

About Erich Heckel

Erich Heckel is one of the most important representatives of German Expressionism. He is co-founder of the artist group "Brücke", one of the most influential artistic movements of the 20th century.

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