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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Stillleben mit gelben Blumen, 1940
Colored chalk drawing
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Estimate:
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Lot description
Stillleben mit gelben Blumen. Frühe 1940s.
Colored chalk drawing and ink brush.
Signed in lower left. On off-white laid paper. 40 x 26.5 cm (15.7 x 10.4 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• A masterfully composed still life consisting of floral, ornamental forms in the foreground and two-dimensional spatiality in the background.
• The delicate, subtly colored still life expresses the artist's principle: the combination of contour lines, form and two-dimensional coloring.
• In 1989 part of the grand retrospective exhibition at the Kunsthalle Bremen and the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich
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The work is documented in the archive of the Karl and Emy Schmidt-Rottluff Foundation, Berlin.

PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Retrospektive, Kunsthalle Bremen, July 16 - September 10, 1989, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, September 27 - December 3, 1989, p. 282, cat. no. 316 (illu.).
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. 416, SHG no. 746 (color illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, pp. 118f., SHG no. 267 (color illu.).

In good condition. Each side edge with a tiny, skillfully closed tear, barely perceptible on recto. Left edge with a tiny tear, approx. 3 mm. Upper corners minimally wavy on recto due to professionally removed mounting spots.
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Stillleben mit gelben Blumen, 1940
Colored chalk drawing
Starting bid:
€ 15,000
Estimate
€ 15,000
End: 06-15-24 15:22:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:22:00 New York
06-15-24 06:22:00 Los Angeles ( 11h:06m)

Please enter your maximum bid, it will only be used to the extent necessary to beat the next best bid.
Bid plus 32 % buyer's premium (differential taxation without separate VAT statement, sales tax certificate upon request) and droit de suite charge without VAT.
Self pick-up: free of charge,
insured shipping:
within Germany 79,56 €,
within the EU countries 121,50 €,
outside the EU countries on request.


After entering your maximum bid you will be able to check your entry and you will be provided with further information. Only after a further confirmation your bid will be binding.