Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 325

 
325
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Der Sämann (Säender Bauer), 1905/06.
Black Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.775

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Der Sämann (Säender Bauer). 1905/06.
Black Chalk drawing.
Verso with the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and with the hand-written registration number "K Dre/Bc 1". Verso also inscribed "K 8727", presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On creme wove paper. 52.6 x 42.9 cm (20.7 x 16.8 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Part of the comprehensive exhibition and research project "Making Van Gogh" at the Frankfurt Städel Museum in 2019/2020.
• One of the artist's larger charcoal drawings.
• Kirchner's variation of the iconic mpotif of the sower in van Gogh's characteristic brushwork
.

This work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: From the artist' estate.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.
Galerie Krümmer Fine Art, Hamburg.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Making Van Gogh. Geschichte einer deutschen Liebe, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, October 23, 2019 - February 16, 2020, cat. no. 38 (with full-page illu.).

325
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Der Sämann (Säender Bauer), 1905/06.
Black Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.775

(incl. 25% surcharge)