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ERICH HECKEL 1883 - 1970 (German)
Döbeln 1883 – 1970 Radolfzell, Germany
Title: On the Beach | Am Strand, 1923
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Dated Woodcut on Wove Paper
Paper size: 46.5 x 34.8 cm. / 18.3 x 13.7 in.
Image size: 40.8 x 26.2 cm. / 16.1 x 10.3 in.
Additional Information: This woodcut is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Erich Heckel" at the lower right margin.
It is also hand dated in pencil "23" (1923) next to the signature.
One of 300 unnumbered impressions, each signed and dated by the artist.
This woodcut was created for inclusion in the Mappe der Gegenwart [Portfolio of the Present], number 42; it was published by Marées-Gesellschaft, Munich, 1923 and bears their blindstamp at the lower right corner.
There are other examples of this subject in the RISD, Rhode Island and the Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Literature: Annemarie & Wolf-Dieter Dube, Erich Heckel: Das Graphische Werk, Volume I: Holzschnitte. NY: Ernest Rathenau, 1964 & 1974.
Reference: Dube W. 336 III.b
Condition: Very good condition. Stray blue and red ink along the lower sheet edge.
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HECKEL ERICH HECKEL Original Hand Signed Woodcut 1923

Estimate $5,500 - $7,500Jun 15, 2017
Starting Price $4,000
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