Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 487

 

487
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Leuchtturm im Grünen, Fehmarn, 1913.
Drypoint
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 8,160
Sold:
€ 9,000 / $ 9.180

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Leuchtturm im Grünen, Fehmarn. 1913.
Drypoint.
Gercken 610/ II (of II). Dube R. 152. Schiefler R. 149. Signed by Erna Schilling on behalf of E. L. Kirchner. Verso with the barely legible stamp "Unverkäuflich EL Kirchner". On copper plate printing paper. 33.5 x 24.8 cm (13.1 x 9.7 in). Sheet: 49,5 x 36,5 cm (19,4 x 14,3 in).
This is a copy from the artist's archive. Kirchner always marked one proof of his prints as unsellable and kept it for documentation purposes. [EH].
• One of just two known copies.
• In the artist's posession up until his death.
• Burred, strong print of this very rare etching
.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Christian Anton Laely, Davos (taken from aforementioned estate in 1946 and ascribed to the fictitious "Collection Gervais", verso with hand-written inventory number "KR 80").
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from Hauswedell & Nolte in 2009).

LITERATURE: Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, December 4, 2009, 420th auction, lot no. 33.




487
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Leuchtturm im Grünen, Fehmarn, 1913.
Drypoint
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 8,160
Sold:
€ 9,000 / $ 9.180

(incl. 25% surcharge)