Sale: 400 / Modern Art, Dec. 08. 2012 in Munich Lot 23

 
23
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Prinzessin Madri verlässt den Palast, 1910.
Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,600
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 18.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Prinzessin Madri verlässt den Palast. Um 1910/11.
Chalk drawing.
With estate stamp of Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570b) on verso and with registration number "Ko 160". On light yellow paper. 33 x 24 cm (12,9 x 9,4 in).

EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner zum 120. Geburtstag. Die Faszination des Exotischen. München, 30.6.-11.8.2000, Nr. 13, S. 28/29 (mit Farbabb.).

LITERATURE: Donald E. Gordon, Kirchner in Dresden, in: The Art Bulletin, year 48, 1966, pp. 358ff.
Magdalena M. Moeller, Der Einfluß der indischen Ajanta-Malerei, in: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Die Faszination des Exotischen, Munich 2000, pp. 3-5.

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was intensively occupied with non-European art. He wrote later: "These works make me helpless with enthusiam." (E. L. Kirchner, Briefe an Nele und Henry van de Velde, München 1961, p. 20). He wrote how important this was for him inal etter to Nele van der Velde: "They are all surface and yet absolutely physical, so they have solved the mystery of art." (E. L. Kirchner, a.a.O., S. 21). [EH].

23
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Prinzessin Madri verlässt den Palast, 1910.
Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,600
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 18.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)