Sale: 487 / Modern Art II, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 803

 
803
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Trinkender Jäger, 1919.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,200
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 16.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Trinkender Jäger. 1919.
Woodcut.
Dube H 393. Gercken 1012 II. Signed and inscribed "Handdruck". Verso with the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the hand-written registration number "H 357 III". One of three copies of the II. state as mentioned in Gercken. On creme Blotting Paper. 40 x 36.2 cm (15.7 x 14.2 in). Sheet: 56,6 x 44,2 cm ( 22,3 x 17,4 in).
A second copy of the three known copies is in possession of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA. [CH].
This work has not been offered on the international auction market for the past 60 years (source: artnet.com).
From an edition of just 3 known copies.
Family property for more than 60 years.
We are grateful to Prof. Dr. Günther Gercken for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Uwe Degreif, Frank Brunecker (editor), inventory catalog. E. L. Kirchner at Braith-Mali-Museum Biberach, Biberach 2004, p. 55 (with color illu.).

803
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Trinkender Jäger, 1919.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,200
Sold:
€ 15,000 / $ 16.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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