Sale: 439 / Modern Art II, Dec. 08. 2016 in Munich Lot 5

 
5
Käthe Kollwitz
Gedenkblatt für Karl Liebknecht, 1919/20.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 7,500 / $ 8.700

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Gedenkblatt für Karl Liebknecht. 1919/20.
Woodcut.
Knesebeck 159 VI a (of VI c). Signed and dedicated. One of 9 copies from this state. On copper plate printing paper. 35.5 x 50 cm (13.9 x 19.6 in). Sheet: 48 x 58 cm (18,8 x 22,8 in).
[SM].

PROVENANCE: Collection Beate Bonus-Jeep (as present from the artits, with a dedication to the daughter Helga Bonus).
Kupferstichkabinett Berlin (verso with stamp and the invalidity stamp from 1991).
Galerie Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, 58th auction, 6 December 1991, lot 7542.
Private collection Hesse.

EXHIBITION: Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945). On occassion of the artist's twentieth obit, Berliner Kupferstichkabinett, July - September 1965, cat. no. 57a.

5
Käthe Kollwitz
Gedenkblatt für Karl Liebknecht, 1919/20.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,320
Sold:
€ 7,500 / $ 8.700

(incl. 25% surcharge)