9 February 2006
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938)
inscribed 'KLM 11' (on the reverse)
pen, brush and India ink on buff paper
17½ x 13½ in. (44.5 x 34.2 cm.)
Executed in 1909
Dr. and Mrs Gervais, Zurich and Lyon.
Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago.
Leonard Hutton Gallery, New York.
Mr and Mrs Sidney Elliot Cohn, New York.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, to whom given by the above; sale, Christie's, New York, May 1996 (sold to benefit the endowment and acquisitions fund for the Department of Drawings).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Zurich, Galerie Art Focus, Deutscher Expressionismus, June - July 2001, no. 16 (illustrated p. 36).
This work is listed in the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archives, Wichtrach/Bern.
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