Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 428

 
428
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Straßenszene mit Hündchen - Die Vorübergehenden, 1914.
Etching with plate tone
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 93,750 / $ 111.562

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Straßenszene mit Hündchen - Die Vorübergehenden. 1914.
Etching with plate tone.
Gercken 652. Dube R 178. Schiefler R 180. Signed. Rare. Gercken knows of only 5 other copies. On copperplate printing paper. 24.8 x 16.3 cm (9.7 x 6.4 in). Sheet: 43,5 x 40 cm (17,1 x 15,8 in).
[JS].
• Very rare sheet from the artist‘s best days
• Characteristic Berlin street scene in Kirchner‘s typical expressive flow
• 3 of the 5 known copies are part of acclaimed international collections: the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, and the Von der Heydt Museum, Wupperta, Germany
• Only one other copy had been offered on the international auction market so far
• Precise print with soft plate tone and broad margins
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PROVENANCE: Collection Gustav Schiefler
Ever since in family possession.

428
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Straßenszene mit Hündchen - Die Vorübergehenden, 1914.
Etching with plate tone
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 35,700
Sold:
€ 93,750 / $ 111.562

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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