Gruppe mit weiblichen Schornsteinfegern und Uniformierten
Mixed media (black chalk, ink, watercolour, and opaque white) on yellowish wove paper. To the reverse a portrait-format pencil drawing (man with two women arm in arm) 23 x 30.1 cm resp. 30.1 x 23 cm Framed under glass. Signed and dated in ink pen lower right 'H.Zille.1916.'. - Slightly browned and with weak light-stain within the former mat opening, minimal fox marks. Pinholes to the margins. Some older stains to the reverse.
We would like to thank Detlef Rosenbach, Hanover, for kind information confirming the authenticity of this work.
Formerly private collection, Berlin, in family possession since