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Männerbildnis (Selbstbildnis)

Heckel, Erich (1883-1970, German)

Color woodcut

Erich Heckel, Männerbildnis (Selbstbildnis)

Erich Heckel
Männerbildnis (Selbstbildnis)



Date: 1918
Medium: Color woodcut and lithograph
Dimensions: Image: 464 x 328 mm. 18 1/4 x 12 7/8 in. Sheet: 615 x 431 mm. 24 1/8 x 17 in.
References: Dube 318 ii/iii, before the published edition
Signature: Signed in pencil "Erich Heckel" bottom right
Annotation:  Dated in pencil “18” in the artist’s hand bottom right, “Männliches Bildnis” in pencil probably by another hand bottom left corner
Watermark: Lion and JVZ
Provenance: Kornfeld (24 June 1983, lot 181); to
David Tunick, Inc., New York; 1985 to
Private collection, U.S.A.
Impression: Brilliant and early, with rich coloration
Condition: Excellent apart from some mat stain in the margins well outside the image, full, wide margins with deckle edges all around