Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 412

 
412
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Weiblicher Kopf, 1914.
Blue Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,380
Sold:
€ 15,750 / $ 18.427

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Weiblicher Kopf. 1914.
Blue Chalk drawing.
Verso with estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) and the hand-written number "FS Be/Ba 6". On firm creme wove paper. 47 x 44.3 cm (18.5 x 17.4 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• From the artist's estate.
• Dynamic-expressive figure study from Kirchner's best creative period.
• The portrayed person probably is Gerda Schilling, the sister of Kirchner's long-time partner Erna Schilling
.

The work is registered at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
(Davos 1938, Kunstmuseum Basel 1946).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (1954)
Galerie Nierendorf Berlin (December 1966).
Galerie Arnoldi-Livie, Munich.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned).
Ever since family-owned.

412
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Weiblicher Kopf, 1914.
Blue Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 16,380
Sold:
€ 15,750 / $ 18.427

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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