Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 444

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Reiter im Grunewald, 1914.
€ 20,000 - 30,000

$ 22,000 - 33,000

Lot description
Reiter im Grunewald. 1914.
Dube L 251 IV (von IV). Gercken 633 III. Schiefler L 245. Signed and incribed "Handdruck". Verso with the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the hand-written regsitration number "L 245 III". One of to date 9 known copies. On firm yellow wove paper. 50.3 x 59.3 cm (19.8 x 23.3 in). Sheet: 57,8 x 65,8 cm ( 22,8 x 25,9 in).
The copy is mentioned in the catlog raisonné Gercken. The fact that Gercken mentions a different date than Dube is owed to stylistic reasons and must be seen in context with similar sketches in sketchbook 27 with sketches made durng a stay on the island of Fehmarn in 1913 (cf. sketch Skb 27/57, Gerd Presler, 1996, p. 221). [CE].
From Kirchner's most sought-after period of creation.
Hand-made print with strong contrasts.
Only one other copy has ever been offered on the international auction market (

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Private collection Southern Germany.

LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 380th auction, Modern Art, June 4, 2011, lot 31 (with illu.).

Called up: December 7, 2019 - ca. 17.14 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Ernst Ludwig Kirchner "Reiter im Grunewald"
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