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Summer Auctions 2020

From Dürer to Balkenhol – Selected Works

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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Rottluff 1884 – 1976 Berlin

"Pommersche Bauern". 1924

Oil on canvas. 65 × 72,5 cm. (25 ⅝ × 28 ½ in.) Signed upper left: S. Rottluff. Catalogue raisonné: Grohmann, p. 295.  [3168] Framed 

ProvenanceDr. Victor and Hedda Peters, Leipzig (in family collection until 2007) / Private Collection, Europe

EUR 400.000 – 600.000
USD 430,000 – 645,000

„Pommersche Bauern“

Auction 319Thursday, 9 July 2020
06:00 PM

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ExhibitionKarl Schmidt-Rottluff. Dresden, Galerie Ernst Arnold, 1927 (= Veröffentlichungen des Kunstarchivs, No. 38), Cat.-No. 23 / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Graphik, Kunsthandwerk aus Privatsammlungen. Detmold, Lippische Gesellschaft für Kunst e. V., Lippisches Landesmuseum und Schloß Detmold, 1978, Cat.-No. 3, ill. 4 / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff zum 100. Geburtstag, Retrospektive. Schleswig, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, 1984 (not catalogued)

* Jershöft is a fishermans village in Pomerania, where Schmidt-Rottluff spent the summer from 1920 onwards
* The block-like colours create a sculptural effect
* Already exhibited in the 1920s

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