• Lot 70

    Erich Heckel (1883-1970)

    Junge Männer

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    Erich Heckel (1883-1970)
    Junge Männer
    signed and dated 'Erich Heckel 24' (lower left); signed and dated 'Erich Heckel 24' (on the reverse) and signed, dated and inscribed 'Erich Heckel: "Junge Männer" 1924' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    83.2 x 96.5 cm.
    Painted in 1924

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    The sitters of this work are believed to be the artist and Stefan George, whom the artist greatly admired.

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    The artist's estate.
    Acquired from the above in 1999; sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 February 2006, lot 435.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    P. Vogt, Erich Heckel, Recklinghausen, 1965, no. 5, p. 275 (illustrated).


    Hamburg, Galerie K. Westenhoff, Erich Heckel 1883-1970, O¨lbilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, October - November 1993, p. 6 (illustrated p. 7).
    Kampen, Galerie Pels-Leusden, Sommerga¨ste III, July - October 2000, no. 27.
    Schleswig, Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen Schloss Gottorf/ Berlin, Bru¨cke-Museum, Erich Heckel, Aufbruch und Tradition, Eine Retrospektive, April 2010 - January 2011, no. 90 (illustrated).