Porträt eines Mannes. 1886. Charcoal drawing with pencil, partly wipe. Monogrammed and dated lower left. On wove paper. Mount section: 14,7 x 15,9 cm (5,7 x 6,2 in). Executed on rear of a book's preliminary leaf, verso with the typographic inscription "Berlin" which has nothing to do with the drawing. [CB].
We are grateful to Dr. Claude Keisch, formerly Nationalgalerie Berlin, for the expert advice and the confirmation of authenticity on the basis of photo material.
PROVENANCE: According to the consigner, the work has been in family possession for more than 100 years. Private ownership Berlin.