ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER (1880-1938)
ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER (1880-1938)
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ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER (1880-1938)

Fränzi mit Badetub (Hockende Fränzi)

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ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER (1880-1938)
Fränzi mit Badetub (Hockende Fränzi)
with the Nachlass stamp and numbered 'K Dre / Bg 155' (Lugt 1750b; on the reverse)
charcoal on paper
17 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. (43.5 x 34.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1910
Provenance
The artist's estate, Davos, in 1938 (subsequently transferred to the Kunstmuseum, Basel, in 1946).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Roman Norbert Ketterer, by 1954.
Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, by 1962.
Galerie Theo Hill, Cologne, by 6 April 1965.
Private collection, Germany; sale, Christie’s, London, 28 June 1988, lot 350.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Exhibited
Berlin, Galerie Nierendorf, E.L. Kirchner: Aquarelle, Pastelle, Handzeichnungen, November 1961 - February 1962, no. 87, p. 22 (illustrated; dated 'circa 1908').
Hanover, Sprengel Museum, Der Blick auf Fränzi und Marcella. Zwei Modelle der Brücke-Künstler, Heckel, Kirchner und Pechstein, August 2010 - January 2011, no. 32, p. 132 (illustrated p. 70; dated '1908'); this exhibition later travelled to Halle, Stiftung Moritzburg - Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen Anhalt, February - May 2011.
Special notice
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
This work is listed in the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner archives, Wichtrach/Bern.

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