27 June 2000
Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863-1944)
Inger pa stranden (Inger on the beach)
signed 'E. Munch' (lower right)
watercolour on paper laid down on card
7¼ x 107/8 in. (18.5 x 27.7 cm.)
Executed circa 1889
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (1951).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 March 1984, lot 307a (£26,000).
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The present work is a study for the painting in the Rasmus Meyer Collection, Bergen (see R. Stang, Edvard Munch, The Man and the Artist, London, 1979, pl. 82).
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