Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 121001730

 
121001730
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Die Elbbrücke "Das blaue Wunder" (Die Loschwitzer Brücke in Dresden), Um 1911.
Watercolor and pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 - 20,000

 
$ 17,400 - 23,200

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Lot description
Die Elbbrücke "Das blaue Wunder" (Die Loschwitzer Brücke in Dresden). Um 1911.
Watercolor and pencil drawing.
Bottom left signed. Verso also signed and with the estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written number "A Dre/Aa 12". On wove paper. 26.1 x 33.6 cm (10.2 x 13.2 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• From the heyday of the "Brücke" are, the genesis of German Expressionism.
• Kirchner puts the famous Dresden landmark at the heart of this composition.
• The nickname 'Blaues Wunder' (Blue Wonder) for the Loschwitz Bridge comes from the bridge's blue coat of paint, and was used in contemporary publications from around the time it was built (1893) as well as for the work offered here
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This work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (Davos 1938, Kunstmuseum Basel 1946).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (1954).
Galerie Henze & Ketterer, Wichtrach/Bern (1994).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (inherited from the above).

EXHIBITION: E. L. Kirchner, Galerie Henze & Ketterer, Wichtrach/Bern 1994, cat. no. 11 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Konstanze Rudert, Dresdner Motive in den Werken der Künstlergemeinschaft 'Brücke', in: ex. cat. Die Brücke in Dresden 1905-1911, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Galerie Neue Meister, Nuremberg 2001/2002, pp. 355-388 (with illu., p. 387).

121001730
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Die Elbbrücke "Das blaue Wunder" (Die Loschwitzer Brücke in Dresden), Um 1911.
Watercolor and pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 - 20,000

 
$ 17,400 - 23,200

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