Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 426

 

426
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Kühe im Frühling, 1933/34.
Woodcut in colors
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 52,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 65.000

(incl. surcharge)
Kühe im Frühling. 1933/34.
Woodcut in colors.
Gercken 1730 a (of c). Dube H. 643 1 (of 4). Signed and inscribed "Eigendruck". From an edition of to date 8 known copies. On thin Japon. 34.9 x 50.1 cm (13.7 x 19.7 in). Sheet: 40 x 56,8 cm (15,7 x 22,3 in).
[AR].
• Very rare, to date only eight known proofs.
• Three copies are in public collections: the Sprengel Museum in Hanover, the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Kunstmuseum Basel
• In Winter 1933/34 Kirchner made some of his most excellent colro woodcits
• Hardly any other of Kirchner's prints shows such a diverse palette
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We are grateful to Prof. Dr. Günther Gercken for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Ernesto Blohm, Caracas.
Ever since family-owned.

EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner aus Privatbesitz. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Graphik, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Richard-Kaselowsky-Haus, September 14 - October 26, 1969, cat. no. 166 a, b (here d identified as trial proof).
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Privatsammlung, Galerie Günther Franke, Munich, May 5 to early June 1970, cat. no. 67 a, b (with illu., presumably this copy).




426
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Kühe im Frühling, 1933/34.
Woodcut in colors
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 52,000
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 65.000

(incl. surcharge)