Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 407

 
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Ansicht von Davos (Landschaft bei Davos im Winter), Um 1925.
Watercolor and black chalks
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,060
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 55.575

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ansicht von Davos (Landschaft bei Davos im Winter). Um 1925.
Watercolor and black chalks.
Signed and dated in lower left. On firm gray wove paper. 35.7 x 48.9 cm (14 x 19.2 in), the full sheet. [CH].
Verso with a portrait (India ink) showing the mother of Dr. Frédéric Bauer, Kirchner's physician and close confidant. A little later Kirchner also made two paintings of Mrs. Bauer, of which one used to be part of the collection of Dr. Frédéric Bauer (Gordon 885 and 886). [CH].
• For some time part of the collection of Dr. Frédéric Bauer, Davos, Kirchner's physician, important patron and close confidant.
• Painted on both sides: verso with a sublte portrait study of Dr. Frédéric Bauer's mother.
• Spontaneus, atmospherically dense depiction of the impressive Davos alpine landscape.
• A painting of the Davos landscape in snow is in possession of the Kunstmuseum Basel (1923, Gordon 716), a watercolor of the Davos landscape is at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main (1924)
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This work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: Collection Dr. Frédéric Bauer, Davos.
Collection Walter Bareiss, Munich.
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Gemälde und Graphik der Sammlung Dr. F. Bauer - Davos, Haus der Kunst, Munich, October 25 - December 14, 1952, cat. no. 202.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Gemälde und Graphik der Sammlung Dr. F. Bauer - Davos, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, June 19 - August 19, 1953, cat. no. 185.

407
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Ansicht von Davos (Landschaft bei Davos im Winter), Um 1925.
Watercolor and black chalks
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 21,060
Sold:
€ 47,500 / $ 55.575

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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