Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 424

 

424
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Sertigstraße im Winter, 1924.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,360
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 63.750

(incl. surcharge)
Sertigstraße im Winter. 1924.
Woodcut.
Schiefler H 498. Dube H 570 (there dated "1926"). Gercken 1417. Signed and inscribed "Eigendruck". One of three known copies of this print. On Van Gelder laid paper (with the watermark). 44 x 34.2 cm (17.3 x 13.4 in). Sheet: 62,2 x 44,2 cm (24,5 x 17,4 in).
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• Copies of this woodcut are extremely rare on the international auction market (source: www.artprice.com).
• Virtuoso depiction of the Sertig Valley, which Kirchner captured in various artistic media after his relocation in 1923.
• In 1924 he made the similar painting "Sertigtal im Sommer" (Gordon 757)
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PROVENANCE: Württembergische Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart Kupferstichsammlung (1924-1937), verso with the collection stamp and the ms. inventory number).
State-owned (in 1937 confiscated from the above in context of the "Degenerate Art" campaign, inv. no. 9553).
Collection Sofie and Emanuel Fohn, Rome/Munich (obtained from teh above in an exchange, until 1959: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, May 30, 1959).
Private collection Wuppertal (acquired from the above in 1959).
Collection Blohm, Hamburg.

LITERATURE: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett , Roman Norbert Ketterer, 33rd auction, May 30, 1959, lot no. 413.
Karin von Maur, Bildersturm in der Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart 1987, cat. no. 200.
Günther Wirth, Verbotene Kunst, Stuttgart 1987, p. 264.
www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/e/db_entart_kunst/datenbank (inv. no. 9553).




424
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Sertigstraße im Winter, 1924.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,360
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 63.750

(incl. surcharge)