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Inscription

lower right: Pechstein / 1911; center right, reverse: Sommermittag / Pechstein / 800

Provenance

Probably (Moderne Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, Munich).[1] Dr. Walter Minnich [1864-1940], Montreaux; gift 1937 to the Kunstmuseum, Lucerne; (sale, Klipstein & Kornfeld, Bern, 25-26 May 1962, no. 931); London art market; private collection, Rome; [2] (Galerie Anne Abels, Cologne); sold c. 1970 to Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Saltzman, Sands Point, New York; [3] gift (partial and promised) 2000 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1923
H. M. Pechstein, Kunsthaus, Zurich, 1923, no. 13.
1959
Der junge Pechstein, Nationalgalerie Berlin-Charlottenberg, 1959, no. 112, repro.
1970
Brücke, Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, 1970, no. 32, repro.
1972
German Expressionist Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Sculpture, Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, no. 58, repro.
1982
The Long Island Collections: A Century of Art: 1880-1980, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY, 1982, repro. p. 36.
2001
German Expressionist Paintings from the Saltzman Family Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2001-2002, brochure, fig. 4.
Bibliography
2011
Soika, Aya. Max Pechstein : das Werkverzeichnis der Ölgemälde. Munich, 2011: 326, repro.