Erich Heckel. Two Female Nudes (Zwei weibliche Akte). 1910

Erich Heckel

Two Female Nudes (Zwei weibliche Akte)


Gouache and pencil on paper
23 1/2 x 19 3/8" (59.7 x 49.2 cm)
Gift of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder
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© 2016 Erich Heckel / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
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Erich Heckel has 80 works online.
There are 14,249 drawings online.
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Erwin Petermann (1904-1989), Stuttgart; Willy Hahn (1896-1988), Stuttgart; Kunsthandel Rainer Horstmann, Hamburg; Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York; Private collection, Chicago; Galerie Thomas Borgmann, Cologne; Galerie Stefan Lennert, Munich, 1978; Serge Sabarsky (1912-1996), New York, 1980 [1]; acquired by the Museum of Modern Art, New York (Gift of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder), 1986.
[1] Above sequence of ownership provided by the Nachlass Erich Heckel, Hemmenhofen, Germany.

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