Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 490

 
490
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Berghaus mit Gewitterwolke (Alphütte bei Gewitter), 1917.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,700
Sold:
€ 30,000 / $ 35.100

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Berghaus mit Gewitterwolke (Alphütte bei Gewitter). 1917.
Woodcut.
Gercken 852 I (of II). Dube H 299. Schiefler H 285. Signed and inscribed "Handdruck". From an edition of six known copies from the first state. On firm creme wove paper by Asoka (with embossing stamp). 50.2 x 40 cm (19.7 x 15.7 in). Sheet: 57,2 x 44,3 cm (22,5 x 17,4 in).
[CH].
• Hand-printed by the artist.
• Made during Kirchner's first stay on the Stafelalp (Davos).
• Extremely detailed and very elaborately designed composition.
• One of only six known copies of the first printing state, one of which is lost (catalog raisonné Gercken), one is in the National Gallery of Art in Washington and one in the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
.

PROVENANCE: Collection Edwin Redslob, Berlin.
Private collection Northern Germany (since 1996).

EXHIBITION: Im Zentrum. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - eine Hamburger Privatsammlung, Hamburger Kunsthalle, October 26, 2001 - January 13, 2002; Kirchner Museum, Davos, January 27 - April 14, 2002, Brücke-Museum, Berlin, January 17 - March 2, 2003, cat. no. 65 (with illu.).

LITERATURE: Eberhard W. Kornfeld, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Nachzeichnungen seines Lebens, Bern 1979, p. 94.
Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, 50th auction, Ausgewählte Werke, June 7, 1996, lot no. 17 (with illu.).

490
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Berghaus mit Gewitterwolke (Alphütte bei Gewitter), 1917.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,700
Sold:
€ 30,000 / $ 35.100

(incl. 25% surcharge)