Sale: 468 / Modern Art I, June 09. 2018 in Munich Lot 703

 
703
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Maskenball, 1911.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 27.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Maskenball. 1911.
Lithograph.
Gercken 499. Dube L 146. Schiefler 188. Signed and inscribed "Handdruck". Verso with faded estate stamp of Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written registration number "L 188", as well as the stamp "Unverkäuflich / E. L. Kirchner". On firm wove paper. 38 x 28 cm (14.9 x 11 in). Sheet: 44,6 x 33 cm ( 17,5 x 13 in).

Very rare sheet and artist's proof, only 5 other copies known.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Presumably Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin (1969; note in pencil on verso)
Kornfeld & Cie, Bern (1978).
Hauswedell & Nolte (1982).
Collection Serge Sabarsky, New York.
Galerie St. Etienne, New York (2009).
Collection Catherine Woodard and Nelson Blitz, Jr. , New York.
Private collection Hamburg (since 2014).

703
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Maskenball, 1911.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,600
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 27.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)