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Ore Mountain Landscape | Erzgebirgslandschaft [Erzgebirge im Schnee]

Erich Heckel

Gilden's Art Gallery (IFPDA)




Edition Size: Unknown

Sheet Size: 64 x 45.1 cm


Condition: Good

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ERICH HECKEL 1883 – 1970 (German)
Döbeln 1883 – 1970 Radolfzell (Germany)

Title: Ore Mountain Landscape | Erzgebirgslandschaft [Erzgebirge im Schnee], 1914

Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Titled Woodcut on Laid Watermarked Paper

Paper size: 64 x 45.1 cm. / 22.8 x 17.4 in.
Image size: 27 x 33 cm. / 10.6 x 13 in.

Additional Information: This original woodcut is hand signed and dated in pencil by the artist “Erich Heckel 14” at the lower right margin.
This work was printed in 1914.
Another impression of this work can be found in the collection of National Museum of Norway.
The paper bears two castle and star watermarks above and below the image.

Following his family’s move to Dresden as a child, the artist would spend much of his childhood in the nearby small town of Olbernhau in the Erzgebirge [Ore Mountains] – a picturesque region in Saxony.

Gropper Art Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972
Massachusetts Academic Collection.

Dube, A. & Dube, W.D. (1964). Erich Heckel: Das Graphische Werk, Band I: Holzschnitte. Radierungen. Lithographien. New York: Ernest Rathenau (Vormals Euphorion, Berlin).
Reference: Dube H 285 II

Condition: Very good condition. Handling creases at the sheet edges. Short nick to the paper in the upper sheet edge.



The Artist

Erich Heckel

Erich Heckel was the founding member of the group Die Brucke. He was born in 1883 in Germany and between 1897 and 1904 studied architecture in Dresden. He left shortly after the foundation of Die Brucke, where he was the secretary and treasurer. In 1907 he resigned from his architectural position to become a full time artist.

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