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Erich Heckel. Playing Ball (Ballspielende). 1911

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Playing Ball (Ballspielende)

Erich Heckel (German, 1883–1970)

composition (illeg.): 7 5/8 x 10 7/8" (19.3 x 27.6 cm); sheet (illeg.): 13 7/16 x 18 11/16" (34.2 x 47.5 cm)
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Gift of Samuel A. Berger
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Karl Nierendorf (1889-1947), New York; Estate of Karl Nierendorf, New York, 1947; sold to Alexander W. Pearlman (1914-2004), New York, March 17, 1954 [1]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Gift of Samuel A. Berger), 1954.
[1] See "Court Backs Art Sale," The New York Times, March 18, 1954.

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