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121002905
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Selbstbildnis, 1926.
Pen and India ink drawing
Starting bid: € 6,000 / $ 6,480
Selbstbildnis. 1926.
Pen and India ink drawing.
On firm brownish paper. 21.2 x 13 cm (8.3 x 5.1 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Haunting self-portrait by the great expressionist and draughtsman.
• Self-portraits by E. L. Kirchner are rarely offered on the international auction market.
• Unusual, close-up portrait.
• Kirchner composes his portrait from an exciting combination of outlines, hatching and very concise, accurate details
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PROVENANCE: Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: E. L. Kirchner. Zeichnungen, Pastelle, Aquarelle, Museum der Stadt Aschaffenburg, April 19 - May 26, 1980, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, June 13 - August 3, 1980, Museum Folkwang, Essen, August 17 - October 5, 1980, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Kassel, October 25, 1980 - January 4, 1981, cat. no. 116 (illu.).
Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 1995-2001).
Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle an der Saale (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2001-2017).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).

LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 278, SHG no. 406 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 357, SHG no. 794 (illu.).

In good condition. The sheet edges slightly irregular in places (probably from the making). The lower left corner of the sheet with a smoothed crease and a professionally backed tear (approx. 11mm) in the lower margin. [EH]



121002905
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Selbstbildnis, 1926.
Pen and India ink drawing
Starting bid: € 6,000 / $ 6,480