Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Portrait Frau L. Bauer

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Portrait Frau L. Bauer
1927

Pencil drawing on yellowish tinted paper 43.3 x 32.4 cm Framed under glass. Signed and dated 'EL Kirchner 27' lower left edge of drawing. - Sheet slightly creased; a small tear to the left margin.

Depicted here is the mother of Dr. Frédéric Bauer, Kirchner's friend and doctor. The artist portrayed her several times in various mediums (cf. Gordon 885, 886; Dube H 592 and Dube R 566-569).

Certificate

This work is registered in the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

Provenance

Formerly Collection Dr. Bauer; Private collection, Belgium; Private collection, Germany; Private collection, North Germany

Literature

i.a.: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, 36th auction, May 1961, lot 221; Christie's, Amsterdam 10.12.1985, lot 703, illus.; Florizoone, Nieuwpoort, Belgien, cat. no. 21, illus.; 68. Math. Lempertz'sche Kunstversteigerung, Modern Art, Cologne 27./28. Dec.1988, lot 461

Exhibitions

Munich 1952/ Berlin 1953 (Haus der Kunst/Haus am Waldsee), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Gemälde und Graphik, Sammlung Dr. F. Bauer - Davos, cat. no. 218

Lot 422 Dα

Estimate:
3.500 € - 4.000 €

Result:
3.968 €