Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 409

 
409
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Frau vor dem Spiegel, Um 1910.
Color Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,940
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 27.225

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Frau vor dem Spiegel. Um 1910.
Color Chalk drawing.
Verso with the estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written number "FS Dre/Bi 30". On firm smooth wove paper. 45 x 35 cm (17.7 x 13.7 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• From the best "Brücke" times.
• Typical expressionist, extremely dynamic implementation of a traditional art-historical subject.
- In Northern German private ownership for over 25 years.
- Numerous important exhibitions, among others, at the Brücke Museum in Berlin, at the Kirchner Museum in Davos and the Kunsthalle Hamburg
.

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

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin.
Private collection Switzerland (acquired from aforementioned in 1962).
Private collection Northern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1994, Villa Grisebach, May 27, 1994).

EXHIBITION: E. L. Kirchner. Aquarelle, Pastelle, Handzeichnungen, Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, Novembre 20, 1961 - February 28, 1962, cat. no. 56.
Brücke und Blauer Reiter in der Graphischen Sammlung des Von-der-Heydt-Museums, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, December 1, 1996 - February 16, 1997 (with exhibition label on rear of the frame).
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Farbige Werke auf Papier, Kunstmuseum Bonn, May 20 - August 1, 1999, cat. no. 45 (with illu.).
Im Zentrum. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - eine Hamburger Privatsammlung, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, October 26, 2001 - January 13, 2002; Kirchner Museum, Davos, January 27 - April 14, 2002; Brücke-Museum, Berlin, January 17 - March 2, 2003, p. 179, cat. no. 36 (with illu., p. 38, with exhibition label on rear of the frame).

LITERATURE: Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, 37th auction, Ausgewählte Werke, May 27, 1994, lot no. 13 (with full-page color illu.).

409
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Frau vor dem Spiegel, Um 1910.
Color Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,940
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 27.225

(incl. 25% surcharge)