Franz Marc - Schlafende Hirtin
Woodcut on fine Japan paper 19.6 x 23.7 cm (28.8 x 38 cm) Framed under glass. Signed and inscribed 'No. 1. FzMarc' as well as numbered and titled in Sütterlin script "1/10 schlafende hirtin" by an unknown hand. Proof 1/10. - With the indistinct purple collection stamp "HS" (Lugt 4436) of Heinrich Stinnes lower left. - In very fine condition. Margins partly with very minimal pale brown stains.
Hoberg/Jansen 30/1; Lankheit 829
Former Collection Heinrich Stinnes, Cologne; Private collection, Rhineland; Galerie Döbele, Dresden, acquired there by the previous owner; Private possession, South Germany; Lempertz Auktion Moderne Kunst 1033, 30 May 2014, lot 451; Private collection, Rhineland; To be sold on behalf of the Verein der Freunde des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums und des Museum Ludwig, Cologne.