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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Kuh am Brunnen, 1918
Etching
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Lot description
Kuh am Brunnen. 1918.
Etching.
Dated in the lower center, titled “Am Brunnen” and inscribed “2. Zustand”. With the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the handwritten number “R 221 III” on the reverse. One of only three known copies of this etching and the only known copy of this printing state with blue plate tone. On copper plate printing paper. 20 x 25 cm (7.8 x 9.8 in). Sheet: 36,5 x 55 cm (14,6 x 21,5 in).
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• The only known copy from this printing state with blue plate tone.
• The only other copy from this printing state is part of the collection of the Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal.
• Kirchner spent the summer of 1918 on the Stafelalp above Davos.
• In the years that followed, the life of the farmers and the Davos mountains became an important source of inspiration for the artist
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PROVENANCE: Estate of the artist (Davos 1938, Kunstmuseum Basel 1946).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, Munich (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: Gustav Schiefler, Die Graphik Ernst Ludwig Kirchners, vol. 2 (1917-1927), Berlin-Charlottenburg 1931, no. R 221.
Annemarie and Wolf-Dieter Dube, E. L. Kirchner. Das graphische Werk, Munich 1967, no. R 258 II.
Günther Gercken, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Kritisches Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, vol. 4 (1917-1919), Bern 2015, no. 928 II.2 (illu.).
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Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 268, SHG no. 390 (illu.).
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 347, SHG no. 779 (illu.).

In good condition. The wide margins with traces of color, fingerprints and rubbing due to printing. The right corners and the right edge of the sheet with isolated slight creases and tears that have been professionally closed.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Kuh am Brunnen, 1918
Etching
Current bid:
€ 5,000
Estimate
€ 5,000
Bids:
1
End: 06-15-24 15:27:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:27:00 New York
06-15-24 06:27:00 Los Angeles ( 12h:52m)

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 57,56 €,
within the EU countries 99,50 €,
outside the EU countries on request.


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