Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 428

 

428
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Dinertafel-Sanatorium, 1916.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,360
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 19.125

(incl. surcharge)
Dinertafel-Sanatorium. 1916.
Lithograph.
Schiefler L 288 and suppleent, vol. II, p. 496. Dube L 332. Gercken 802 1 (of 2). Signed and inscribed "Handdruck". Verso inscribed "Sanatorium. E L Kirchner. Litho/Friedenau Körnerstr. 45". One of two known copies of this print in black. On wove paper. 59.3 x 50.5 cm (23.3 x 19.8 in). Sheet: 64,4 x 54,3 cm (25,4 x 21,4 in).
This is one of the two copies mentioned by Gercken. [AM].
• This sheet is of utmost rarity.
• The drawing on which this lithograph is based was made during a stay at a sanitarium in 1916.
• Part of the donation of 250 sheets that Kirchner gave to the Kunstverein Jena in memory of his patron Botho Graef (Botho-Graef-Foundation)
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PROVENANCE: Kunstverein Jena, Botho-Graef-Stiftung (1918-1937, obtained as donation from the artist, verso with two monogram stamps [Lugt 4337] and the stamp of the Kunstvereins Jena, recto also with the inventory number "182" of the Kunstvereins).
State-owned (1937-1940, "Entartete Kunst", number 13221).
Galerie Ferdinand Möller, Berlin (verso with the stamp, obtained from the above in an exchange in 1940).
Private collection Ferdinand Möller, Zermützel (1943-1949).
Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, auction 215, June 23, 1995, lot 80.
Collection Blohm, Hamburg (acquired from the above in 1995).

EXHIBITION: Ausstellung der Botho-Graef-Stiftung, Kunstverein Jena, February 15 until late April 1920.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Leben ist Bewegung, Galerie der Stadt Aschaffenburg, November 28, 1999 - February 27, 2000, and Landesmuseum Oldenburg, March 9 - June 18, 2000, cat. no. 48 (with illu.).
Im Zentrum: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - eine Hamburger Privatsammlung, Kunsthalle Hamburg, October 26, 2001 - January 13, 2002; cat. no. 62 (with more shows at the Kirchner Museum Davos and the Brücke-Museum Berlin).

LITERATURE: www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/e/db_entart_kunst/datenbank (no. 13221).
Maria Schmid, Rausch und Ernüchterung. Die Bildersammlung des Jenaer Kunstvereins – Schicksal einer Sammlung der Avantgarde im 20. Jahrhundert, Jena/Quedlinburg 2008, p. 131, cat. no. 182.
Kurt Reutti, Werke aus der Aktion „Entartete Kunst“. Ferdinand Möller [sichergestellt im Nov 1946 in Zermützel bei Neuruppin], typescript Berlin 1946-1951 (SMBK-ZA, V/Sachthemat. Slg. 69).




428
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Dinertafel-Sanatorium, 1916.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,360
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 19.125

(incl. surcharge)