Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 486

 
486
Emil Nolde
Junger Fürst und Tänzerinnen, 1918.
Etching and aquatint
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 7,260
Sold:
€ 6,750 / $ 8.167

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Junger Fürst und Tänzerinnen. 1918.
Etching and aquatint.
Schiefler/Mosel/Urban R 196 I (of II). Signed and inscribed "Herr u Tänzerinnen" as well as inscribed "I.1." by hand. One of 11 copies from the first state. On laid paper by Van Gelder Zonen (with watermark). 26 x 21.7 cm (10.2 x 8.5 in). Sheet: 56,5 x 45 cm (22,2 x 17,7 in).
Printed by Kleinsorg, Copenhagen and Otto Felsing, Berlin. [JS].
• One of the rare copies from the first state before the background's later dark-spotted tonal etching.
• Subtly nuanced impression with broad margin and in an excellent state of preservation.
• From the collection of Gustav Schiefler, first author of Emil Noldes catalog raisonné of graphic works and an important patron of Expressionism
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Gustav Schiefler (from the artist's estate, family-owned until 2011).
Private collection Netherlands (acquired from Ketterer Kunst in 2011).

LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst, München, auction 377, Collection Schiefler, lot 720, with illu.

486
Emil Nolde
Junger Fürst und Tänzerinnen, 1918.
Etching and aquatint
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 7,260
Sold:
€ 6,750 / $ 8.167

(incl. 25% surcharge)