Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 494

 

494
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Der Besuch der Freundin, 1912.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 8,160
Sold:
€ 9,000 / $ 9.180

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Der Besuch der Freundin. 1912.
Lithograph.
Gercken 558 I (of II). Dube L 206. Schiefler L 194. Signed and inscribed "Handdruck". Verso inscribed "L 194 I" by a hand other than that of the artist. One of date five known copies. On firm wove paper by Johannot et Cie. Annonay (with watermark). 42.5 x 31.7 cm (16.7 x 12.4 in). Sheet: 55,5 x 42,8 cm (21,8 x 16,8 in).
[CH].
• In private Southern German ownership for 30 years.
• One of only two known copies of the first printing state.
• One of the only five known copies is in the Kupferstichkabinett of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.
• Particularly detailed and complex studio scene from the "Brücke" period
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany (since 1990, priorly family-owned).




494
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Der Besuch der Freundin, 1912.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 8,160
Sold:
€ 9,000 / $ 9.180

(incl. 25% surcharge)