Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 529

 
529
Ludwig Meidner
Schützengraben
Pen and India ink
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.775

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Schützengraben. 1914 .
Pen and India ink- and India ink drawing over pencil.
Signed and dated "Dezember 1914" in lower right. On firm creme wove paper. 38.7 x 49.6 cm (15.2 x 19.5 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• Formerly in the collection of Marvin & Janet Fishman (Artnews counts it among the world's 200 most acclaimd private collections).
• One of Meidner's sought-after illustations from the days of WWI
.

We are grateful to Mr. Erik Riedel, Ludwig Meidner-Archive, Jewish Museum Frankfurt, for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Marvin & Janet Fishman, Milwaukee, USA.
Private collection Austria.

LITERATURE: Ex. cat. Die letzten Tage der Menschheit. Bilder des Ersten Weltkrieges, Altes Museum, Berlin, June 10 - August 28, 1994, p. 492, no. II/37 (with illu. in black-and-white).

529
Ludwig Meidner
Schützengraben
Pen and India ink
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.775

(incl. 25% surcharge)