Herbstliche Landschaft, Fritz Winter
Fritz Winter
Herbstliche Landschaft
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Fritz Winter

Herbstliche Landschaft, 1951


Blatt
496 x 701 mm
Physical Description
Oil over pencil on wove cardboard
Inventory Number
17916
Object Number
17916 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 2019 as a bequest from Ulrike Crespo from the Karl Ströher Collection
Status
Not on display

Texts

About the Acquisition

The Städel Museum has the photographer, psychotherapist, philanthropist, and long-time Frankfurt resident Ulrike Crespo (1950–2019) to thank for more than ninety works ranging from classical modernism to American pop art. The paintings, drawings, and prints by Wassily Kandinsky, Otto Dix, Oskar Schlemmer, Max Ernst, Jean Dubuffet, Cy Twombly, and others originally belonged to the holdings of her grandfather, the Darmstadt-based industrialist Karl Ströher (1890–1977), who amassed an extensive art collection after World War II.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Herbstliche Landschaft (Original Title)
Title Translation
Autumnal Landscape
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil over pencil on wove cardboard
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert unten links (mit dem Pinsel in Grau): fwinter 51
Verso betitelt und signiert mittig rechts (mit Bleistift): Herbstliche Landschaft / Winter
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet oben rechts (mit Bleistift): st
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2022
Acquisition
Acquired in 2019 as a bequest from Ulrike Crespo from the Karl Ströher Collection

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art
  • 49D32 line (~ planimetry, geometry)
  • 49D43 prism ~ stereometry
  • 25H landscapes
Associative
  • 25G3 trees
  • 23F44 autumn landscape; landscape symbolizing autumn (the four seasons of the year)

Research and Discussion

Provenance

Object History
Fritz Winter (1905-1976)
an Karl Ströher (1890-1977), Darmstadt, 1952
Nachlass Karl Ströher, 1977
an seine Enkelin Ulrike Crespo (1950-2019), Frankfurt am Main
Vermächtnis an das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 2019.

Information

Since 2001, the Städel Museum has systematically been researching the provenance of all objects that were acquired during the National Socialist period, or that changed owners or could have changed owners during those years. The basis for this research is the “Washington Declaration”, also known as the “Washington Conference Principles”, formulated at the 1998 “Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets” and the subsequent “Joint Declaration”.

The provenance information is based on the sources researched at the time they were published digitally. However, this information can change at any time when new sources are discovered. Provenance research is therefore a continuous process and one that is updated at regular intervals.

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  • the type of acquisition and/or the way the object changed hands
  • the owner's name and place of residence
  • the date on which it changed hands

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Last update

07.12.2022