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.).