Alexander Gerbig - Roggenschnitt
Oil on firm artist's board 27.7 x 41.6 cm Framed. Signed "A. Gerbig" in black brush (possibly water-soluble colour) lower right. - Verso upper right with work number "21301" by the artist in blue chalk and titled twice "Roggenschnitt": in India ink the statement of artist's address in Dresden as well as the addition "No. 103" in blue chalk. Inventory number from Emil Richter, Dresden "E.R. 85997 1914". - Slight frame-related rubbing to margins; Small retouches to the edges in places. Old traces of nails verso in margins.
Confirmed by Wolfgang Knop to the former owner in writing (2012)
Kunsthandlung Emil Richter, Dresden; collection Rudolf Lindemann (1891-1967), Suhl/Thüringen (1920er Jahre), family possession since; art trade Stuttgart (2012); Private collection, Lower Saxony
Zwickau 2014 (Kunstsammlungen Zwickau Max-Pechstein-Museum), Mein lieber Alex ... Dein alter Max. Max Pechstein und Alexander Gerbig. Eine Künstlerfreundschaft in Briefen und Bildern (loan)