Sale: 409 / Modern Art and Sidelines of the German Avantgarde, Dec. 06. 2013 in Munich Lot 17

 

17
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Schleudertanz, 1912.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.325

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Schleudertanz. 1912.
Woodcut.
Dube 728. Schiefler 194. Signed by Erna Kirchner lower right. Verso with estate stamp of Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570b) and with registration nnumber "H 194" as well as with artist's stamp "Unverkäuflich E. L. Kirchner". This is the artist's archive copy. Kirchner always labelled one of his prints 'not for sale' and kept hose copies for documentation purposes. On firm grayish paper. 13 x 10,9 cm (5,1 x 4,2 in). Sheet: 16,9 x 14,7 cm (6,6 x 5,7 in).
Released in catalog of an exhibition of the artist group "Brücke" in Galerie Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin and Galerie Commeter, Hamburg 1912. This copy, however, is one of the few prints aside from the catalog.

We are grateful to Prof. Dr. Günther Gercken, Lütjensee, for his kind expert advice.

EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner zum 120. Geburtstag. Druckgraphische Handexemplare für Gustav Schiefler, Ketterer Kunst Munich 30 June -11 August, 2000, no. 17 (with illu.).

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17
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Schleudertanz, 1912.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.325

(incl. 25% surcharge)