Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Works by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Nude
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
1914
Oil on canvas
90.5 cm x 76 cm

Alfred Hess (1879–1931), Erfurt, Germany
By descent to his son, Hans Hess (1908–1975), Berlin
Left in Germany upon Hans Hess’ flight to the United Kingdom, 1933
Acquired by Peter Herkenrath (1900 Cologne–1992 Mainz), about 1943
Estate of Peter Herkenrath
Anonymous sale (Auction Nr. 37), Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 27 May 1994, lot 18
Private Collection, Southern Germany, acquired from the above sale
Anonymous sale (Auction Nr. 71), Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 4 June 1999, lot 18
Neue Galerie New York, acquired from the above sale
Returned to the heir of Hans Hess, 2016
Neue Galerie New York, acquired from the above, 2016

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

b. 1884, Rottluff bei Chemnitz
d. 1976, Berlin