Christian Rohlfs - Gespenst

Christian Rohlfs

Gespenst
Circa 1915/1916

Woodcut hard copy in blue and black (monotype-like) on light drawing paper 28.2 x 17.6 cm Framed under glass. Signed 'Ch Rohlfs' in pencil lower left and laterally titled 'Gespenst' in right margin. - The sheet overall slightly browned and with minor moisture stains.

A version related in motif, the woodcut 'Erscheinung II', which differs very slightly in its dimensions, is also printed like a monotype and contoured in India ink (unsigned, cf. Utermann 128; Vogt 95).

Certificate

We would like to thank Birgit Schulte, Christian Rohlfs Archiv, Osthaus Museum Hagen, for confirmatory information. The work is registered under the archive no. CRA 161/17.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist; Private collection, Hamm, in private possession since

Lot 491 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

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