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Franz Heckendorf (Berlin 1888 - Berlin 1962)


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Lot-No. 151

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €


Gouache, 37 x 45 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. F. Heckendorf 51, inconspicuous lesions to the lower margin, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - In an 18th century carved frame. - Important German expressionist painter. H. studied 1905-08 at the art school and at the academy in Berlin. He was member of the board of the Berlin secession 1916-18 where he exhibited as early as 1909. Some of his works were seized from exhibitions as 'degenerate' by the Nazis in 1937 a. was imprisoned for helping Jews leaving Germany. H. is one of the artists of the so called 'Lost generation', reprised by the Nazis, whose artistical achievements were not adequatly appreciated. Mus.: Berlin, Bremen, Los Angeles a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit.

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Franz Heckendorf: Quiet Street


Franz Heckendorf (Berlin 1888 - Berlin 1962)

Quiet Street

Lot-No. 151

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €

Print

Gouache, 37 x 45 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. F. Heckendorf 51, inconspicuous lesions to the lower margin, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - In an 18th century carved frame. - Important German expressionist painter. H. studied 1905-08 at the art school and at the academy in Berlin. He was member of the board of the Berlin secession 1916-18 where he exhibited as early as 1909. Some of his works were seized from exhibitions as 'degenerate' by the Nazis in 1937 a. was imprisoned for helping Jews leaving Germany. H. is one of the artists of the so called 'Lost generation', reprised by the Nazis, whose artistical achievements were not adequatly appreciated. Mus.: Berlin, Bremen, Los Angeles a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit.

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