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Nude at the Shore

1913
(German, 1883–1970)
© Artists Right Society (ARS), New York
Catalogue raisonné: Dube 256a
This artwork is known to be under copyright.
Location: not on view

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The nude woman in this print is outlined in blue watercolor, hinting at the presence of water. In the early years of their association, Erich Heckel and his fellow Die Brücke artists often visited the wooded Moritzburg ponds outside Dresden, a locale known for its bohemian lifestyle that included sunbathing in the nude. Heckel made this image on one of those trips, when he likely produced the sketch and carved the woodblock outdoors.
Nude at the Shore

Nude at the Shore

1913

Erich Heckel

(German, 1883–1970)
Germany, 20th century

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