Sale: 442 / Modern Art II, June 09. 2016 in Munich Lot 24

 
24
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Männliche Figur auf einem Berg (Die Sehnsucht), 1905.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,400
Sold:
€ 5,000 / $ 5.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Männliche Figur auf einem Berg (Die Sehnsucht). 1905.
Woodcut.
Dube H 41, Gercken 64, Schiefler H 61. Twice signed. Verso with estate stamp of Kunstmuseums Basel (1570b) and with registration number "H 69 II" as well as with a wiped, barelyl legibly stamped 'Unverkäuflich E L Kirchner' (Not for sale). On laid paper. 19.8 x 20 cm (7.7 x 7.8 in). Sheet: 30 x 28,5 cm (11,8 x 11,2 in).
Sheet 1 from the cycle "Zwei Menschen".
Further proofs of this print are in possession of the Kunstmuseum, Basel, the Brücke Museum, Berlin, and the Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt a.M.
Gercken mentions a total of 6 copies, of which 3 are in possession of museums. [CB].
Rare early sheet.

PROVENANCE: From artist's estate.
Private collection Southern Germany.

24
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Männliche Figur auf einem Berg (Die Sehnsucht), 1905.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,400
Sold:
€ 5,000 / $ 5.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)