Sale: 486 / Art of the 20/21 Century III, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 275

 
275
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Die Frau und die Männer, 1937.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,700
Sold:
€ 5,500 / $ 6.269

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Die Frau und die Männer. 1937.
Woodcut.
Dube H 674. Signed. Verso inscribed "KH59" by a hand other than that of the artist. From an edition of four copies. On Japon. 50 x 36.8 cm (19.6 x 14.4 in). Sheet: 62 x 44 cm ( 24,4 x 17,3 in).
Verso with faded remains of a customs stamps.
The woodcut was made in the last year of Kirchner's life, it shows the motif of a femal nude among naked men, which Ernst Ludwig Kirchner had been occupied with in his Dresden years. Only two copies of this fine woodcut have ever been offerd on the international auction marke, in 1998 and 2003. Our sheet here was offered in the latter sale. [CE].
Only 4 copies known.
From the important motif group 'Tanz'.
This work has only been offered twice on the international auction market
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Heinrich Neuerburg, Cologne, (with teh blindstamp (Lugt 1344 a)).
Private collection Lower Saxony.

275
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Die Frau und die Männer, 1937.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,700
Sold:
€ 5,500 / $ 6.269

(incl. 25% surcharge)