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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Bootshafen auf Fehmarn, 1913
Pencil drawing
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Lot description
Bootshafen auf Fehmarn. 1913.
Pencil drawing and color chalks.
With the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the handwritten registration number “FS Be / Aa 12”. 37.5 x 46 cm (14.7 x 18.1 in), nearly the full sheet. [CH].


• From the sought-after Berlin years, created during Kirchner's third stay on the island of Fehmarn.
• In the same year, Kirchner created the related painting “Hafen Burgstaaken, Fehmarn” (Gordon 307).
• In his own words, Kirchner made works “of absolute maturity” on Fehmarn in the summers of 1912-1914.
• In 1913, the artist spent the summer months at the house of the lighthouse keeper Lüthmann on the “Staberhuk” in the south-east of the island, not far from the present port of Burgstaaken
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This work is documented in the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

PROVENANCE: Artist's estate (Davos 1938, Kunstmuseum Basel 1946).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (1954).
Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Würzburg (with the collector's stamp, Lugt 6032).

EXHIBITION: Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 1995-2001).
Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle an der Saale (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2001-2017).
Buchheim Museum, Bernried (permanent loan from the Hermann Gerlinger Collection, 2017-2022).

LITERATURE: Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 158, SHG no. 160 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 326, SHG no. 737 (illu.).

In good condition. Minimal handling creases and isolated small creases. Two tiny paper losses and small surface blemishes in the left edge, minimally bleeding on the reverse. Center of the upper edge with a small paper loss (minimally discolored) and a small, professionally closed tear in center right.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Bootshafen auf Fehmarn, 1913
Pencil drawing
Starting bid:
€ 9,000
Estimate
€ 9,000
End: 06-15-24 15:25:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:25:00 New York
06-15-24 06:25:00 Los Angeles ( 11h:27m)

Please enter your maximum bid, it will only be used to the extent necessary to beat the next best bid.
Bid plus 32 % buyer's premium (differential taxation without separate VAT statement, sales tax certificate upon request).
Self pick-up: free of charge,
insured shipping:
within Germany 66,36 €,
within the EU countries 108,30 €,
outside the EU countries on request.


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