Sale: 360 / Modern Art, Dec. 12. 2009 in Munich Lot 101

 
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Brücke an der Prießnitzmündung


 
101
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Brücke an der Prießnitzmündung, 1909.
Coloured chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 8,400
Sold:
€ 10,370 / $ 12.444

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description

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).

101
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Brücke an der Prießnitzmündung, 1909.
Coloured chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 8,400
Sold:
€ 10,370 / $ 12.444

(incl. 22% surcharge)