Sale: 489 / Evening Sale, June 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 163

 
163
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Die Mulde bei Lichtenwalde, Um 1903/20.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 92,500 / $ 110.075

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Die Mulde bei Lichtenwalde. Um 1903 /20.
Oil on canvas.
Gordon 2. Verso titled, dated "1896" and incribed "als Schüler gemalt" (painted as student). Here also with an estate stamp inscribed "Dre/Aa 1". 19.5 x 27.2 cm (7.6 x 10.7 in).

- Kirchner's first landscape painting
- Earliest painting from Kirchner ever offered in an auction
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This work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: Artist's estate
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 1889-1938, Kunsthaus Zürich, March 29 - May 4, 1952, cat. no. 1 (there dated 1896)
Braith-Mali-Museum, Biberach (permanent loan until January 2019).

LITERATURE: Ruth Zihlmann, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner und das Selbstbildnis. Zwischen Selbstdifinition und öffentlicher Präsentation. Bern, 1997, illu. 65.
Uwe Degreif, Frank Brunecker (editor), E. L. Kirchner im Braith-Mali-Museum Biberach, Biberach 2004, pp. 20ff.

163
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Die Mulde bei Lichtenwalde, Um 1903/20.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 92,500 / $ 110.075

(incl. 25% surcharge)