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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Häuser in der Schützengasse, Dresden, 1907
Woodcut
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Estimate:
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Lot description
Häuser in der Schützengasse, Dresden. 1907.
Woodcut.
Signed and inscribed “Handdruck”. With the stamp “Unverkäuflich E. L. Kirchner” as well as the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570b) and the handwritten registration number “H 85” on the reverse. This is the only known copy of this woodcut. On gray laid paper. 20.5 x 27.7 cm (8 x 10.9 in). Sheet: 29,3 x 34,4 cm (11,5 x 13,5 in).
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• The only known copy of this woodcut.
• Hand-printed by the artist.
• Particularly elaborate street scene from the best Dresden “Brücke” period.
• The former architecture student's interests and his great woodcut skills are evident in this particularly elaborate depiction of urban architecture.
• With their novel and unconventional prints, Kirchner and the “Brücke” artists breathed new life into the then unpopular print medium
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PROVENANCE: Estate of the artist ( with the estate stamp on the reverse, Lugt 1570b).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (1954).
Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione d'Italia.
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. 1 (until 1916), Berlin-Charlottenburg 1926, no. H 85.
Annemarie and Wolf-Dieter Dube, E. L. Kirchner. Das graphische Werk, Munich 1967, no. H 114.
Günther Gercken, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Kritisches Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, vol. 1 (1904-1908), Bern 2013, WVZ no. H 193 (illu.).
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Bernd Hünlich, Dresdener Motive in Werken der Künstlergemeinschaft “Brücke”, in: Jahrbuch der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden 1981, vol. 13, cat. no. 28, pp. 81f. (illu., no. 26a).
Heinz Spielmann (ed.), Die Maler der Brücke. Sammlung Hermann Gerlinger, Stuttgart 1995, p. 139, SHG no. 115 (illu.).
Konstanze Rudert, Auf den Spuren der "Brücke"-Künstler durch Dresden, in: Dresdener Kunstblätter, Dresdener Kunstblätter 2001.
Hermann Gerlinger, Katja Schneider (eds.), Die Maler der Brücke. Inventory catalog Hermann Gerlinger Collection, Halle (Saale) 2005, p. 297, SHG no. 673 (illu.).

In good condition consistent with its age. The paper with isolated pale brownish stains and unobtrusively browned places of the outer margins. Color minimally bleeding. The lower right margin with a small hole. The paper with two slight creases in the upper margin.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Häuser in der Schützengasse, Dresden, 1907
Woodcut
Current bid:
€ 7,000
Estimate
€ 7,000
Bids:
1
End: 06-15-24 15:23:00 Berlin
06-15-24 09:23:00 New York
06-15-24 06:23:00 Los Angeles (26 days, 06h:08m)

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 61,96 €,
within the EU countries 103,90 €,
outside the EU countries on request.


After entering your maximum bid you will be able to check your entry and you will be provided with further information. Only after a further confirmation your bid will be binding.