Colored chalk drawing With estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the written registration number "FS Dre/Ab 26". On firm wove paper. 22 x 24,4 cm (8,6 x 9,6 in), almost the full sheet Preliminary study for the painting of the same name from 1910 (cf. Gordon 117). The study mentioned there is similar to ours. Cf. the lithograph "Prießnitzbrücke und Dampfer" (Dube L 158) from 1910. [KD].
This work is documented in the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner archive, Wichtrach/Bern.
PROVENANCE: Private collection South Germany.
LITERATURE: Cf. E.L. Kirchner zum fünfundzwanzigsten Todestag. Aquarelle Bilder Zeichnungen. Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, 18 June - 17 October 1963, cat. no. 54 (with illu. of a similar drawing, mentioned in Gordon).