Sale: 449 / Modern Art I, June 10. 2017 in Munich Lot 214

 
214
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Aktstudie, 1907.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.800

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Aktstudie. 1907.
Lithograph.
Gercken 161. Dube L 25. Signed and inscribed "Handdruck". Verso with the stamp "Unverkäuflich E.L. Kirchner" as well as with estate stamp of the 'Kunstmuseum Basel' (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written registration number "L 20". Copy from the artist's archive. One of just 3 known copies mentioned in Gercken. On gray-green machine-made paper. 40.2 x 33.3 cm (15.8 x 13.1 in). Sheet: 47 x 36,8 cm (18,5 x 14,5 in).

Exceptionally rare lithograph by Kirchner. made the year that Kircher picked up working with the lithostone.
This is the first time since 1987, the year this sheet was sold, that this graphic rarity is offered on the international auction market
.

PROVENANCE: Hauswedell & Nolte, auction 268, Moderne Kunst, Hamburg 12 June 1987, cat. no. 734, with black and white illu on plate 181.
Private collection Hesse (acquired in aforementioned auction).

214
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Aktstudie, 1907.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.800

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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