Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 335

 
335
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Liegender Mädchenakt (Akt vor Wandbehang), Um 1910.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,850
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 29.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Liegender Mädchenakt (Akt vor Wandbehang). Um 1910.
Pen and India ink drawing.
Verso with the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the hand-written registration number "F Dre/Bg 54". Verso also inscribed "K 4841" nd "4473" by a hand other than that of the artist. On creme wove paper. 27.2 x 34 cm (10.7 x 13.3 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• From the artist's estate.
• Comprehensive provenance.
• Erotic depiction from the heyday of the "Brücke"
.

The work is registered at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (verso with the estate stamp).
Kunstmuseum Basel (1946).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (1954).
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin.
Private collection Berlin.
Galerie Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf (2000-2006).
Galerie Ilse Schweinsteiger, Munich.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 2007).

LITERATURE: Kunstauktionen Dr. Irene Lehr, Berlin, October 30, 1999, lot no. 135 (with illu.).
Hanna Strzoda, Die Ateliers Ernst Ludwig Kirchners. Eine Studie zur Rezeption "primitiver" europäischer und außereuropäischer Kulturen, Petersberg 2006, p. 109 (with illu., no. 134.

335
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Liegender Mädchenakt (Akt vor Wandbehang), Um 1910.
Pen and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,850
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 29.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)