Sale: 449 / Modern Art I, June 10. 2017 in Munich Lot 228

 
228
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Nackte Frau am Fenster, Fehmarn, 1913.
Drypoint
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 38.675

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Nackte Frau am Fenster, Fehmarn. 1913.
Drypoint.
Dube R 147. Gercken 612. Signed. Monogrammed in the plate. Lower margin titled and inscribed by a hand ther than that of the artist. Verso with stamp "Unverkäuflich E.L. Kirchner" and with the estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written number "R 145". One of to date 3 known copies. On copper plate printing paper. 15.8 x 11.7 cm (6.2 x 4.6 in). Sheet: 27 x 29 cm (10,6 x 11,4 in).
Kirchner always labeled one proof of his graphic works 'not for sale' and kept it for documentation purposes in his possession.
Splendid burred print of this rare etching.
This work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's archive
Kunstkabinett Dr. Klihm, Munich.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (since 1963).

228
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Nackte Frau am Fenster, Fehmarn, 1913.
Drypoint
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 38.675

(incl. 25% surcharge)