Artist Erich Heckel, German, 1883 - 1970
Title
  • Woman
Date 1920
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 31 1/2 × 27 1/2 inches (80 × 69.9 cm)
Framed: 39 5/8 × 35 5/8 × 2 1/4 inches (100.6 × 90.5 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 21.205
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N230, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: Erich Heckel 20
Signed and dated, verso: 1920 Erich Heckel
Signed and dated, on stretcher: Erich Heckel frau 1920
1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Portraiture of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Exh. cat., Munson Williams-Proctor Institute. Utica, New York, 1957, no. 21.

Vogt, Paul. Erick Heckel. Recklinghausen, Germany, 1965, no. 1920.3 (ill.).

Myers, B.S., ed. Encyclopedia of Painting. New York, 1970, p. 227 (ill.).

Uhr, Horst. Masterpieces of German Expressionism at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1982, p. 82 (ill.).

"Erich Heckel's Woman (Portrait of the Artist's Wife)." Bulletin of the DIA 83, 1-4 (2009): pp. 58-63 (ill.).