August Macke - Lastträger am Ufer
Lastträger am Ufer
Brush and India ink and coloured chalk on chequered notepad paper 15.3 x 13.8 cm Framed under glass. Dated "1911" in black pen and ink by Elisabeth Erdmann-Macke. On the verso, titled and dated "Lastträger am Ufer 1911" in black pen and ink and stamped "Nachlass AUGUST MACKE" (Lugt 1775 b), therein inscribed "Farb. Zeichnung 59" in black pen and ink. - Some minute marginal defects in the left margin, the upper margin minimally browned.
The drawing was created in the context of designs for a poster for the exhibition of Bonn artists at the Municipal Museum Villa Obernier in Bonn in 1911 and also shows a sailing boat on the Rhine against the background of the Siebengebirge with the Drachenfels.
Heiderich Zeichnungen 838
Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich, stock catalogue 99, 1974, cat. no. 1407 with illus. p. 110; Private collection, Baden-Württemberg
Gustav Vriesen, August Macke, 2nd exp. edition. Stuttgart 1957, cat. no. 72 with illus. p. 276
Bielefeld 1957 (Städtisches Kunsthaus), Macke, Aquarell-Ausstellung, cat. no. 71