Bauernwagen mit Pferd. 1922/23. Oil on canvas. Gordon 724. Lower left signed. Verso with the estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written number "Da/Bl 8". 50.2 x 60.1 cm (19.7 x 23.6 in). In original Kirchner frame. • In original Kirchne frame. • In 1950/51 part of a large traveling exhibition with pictures from the Kirchner estate. • Unusual image section that is almost entirely occupied by the motif. • Effectful interplay of strong and rich colors and pastel shades of blue. • The year the work was made E. L. Kirchner and his partner eventually settled in Switzerland über.
The work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (Davos 1938, Kunstmuseum Basel 1946). Kirchner Erbengemeinschaft, Biberach (1954). Collection Walter Köhler, Munich (since 1954, heirs after Walter Kirchner, the artist's brother (died in 1954). Ever since part of a Southern German private collection.
EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Werke aus dem Nachlass zum ersten Male in Deutschland aus Anlass seines 70. Geburtstags, Kunstverein Hamburg/Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover/Kunsthalle Bremen/Museum Wuppertal-Elberfeld, September 1950 to January 1951, cat. no. 20.