Erich Heckel. Playing Ball (Ballspielende). 1911
Erich Heckel

Playing Ball (Ballspielende)

1911
Not on view
Medium
Woodcut
Dimensions
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)
Publisher
J. B. Neumann, Berlin
Printer
probably the artist, Berlin
Edition
unknown (not more than 50)
Credit
Gift of Samuel A. Berger
Object number
344.1954
Copyright
© 2015 Erich Heckel / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Department
Drawings and Prints
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
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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Pictured above: Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2 (detail). 1914. Oil on canvas, 64 1/8 x 48 3/8" (162.6 x 122.7 cm). Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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