Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 482

 
482
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Nächtliche Berliner Straßenszene, 1926.
Chalks
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,060
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 29.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Nächtliche Berliner Straßenszene. 1926.
Chalks.
Verso with the estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written number "K Be/Bb 2". On creme wove paper. 50 x 36 cm (19.6 x 14.1 in), the full sheet.

• This drawing was made in Berlin in 1926, where Kirchner was staying during a trip to Germany in 1925/26.
• So far, this drawing has been dated to the Berlin time of the great street scenes around 1914.
• Kirchner uses the impression as a preliminary drawing for the painting “Straße mit Passanten bei Nachtbeleuchtung“ from 1926/27 (Museum Frieder Burda, Baden Baden)
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PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (verso with the estate stamp).
Collection Olbricht.

482
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Nächtliche Berliner Straßenszene, 1926.
Chalks
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,060
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 29.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)