Auction 1110, Modern Art, 01.06.2018, 17:00, Cologne Lot 448

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Sennhütte auf der Staffelalm mit Bauer und Pferd

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Sennhütte auf der Staffelalm mit Bauer und Pferd, Auction 1110 Modern Art, Lot 448

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Aschaffenburg 1880 - 1938 Frauenkirch near Davos

Sennhütte auf der Staffelalm mit Bauer und Pferd

Colour crayon drawing on ribbed chamois-coloured laid paper with watermark (crowned anchor BF). 21 x 33.5 cm. Framed under glass. Verso faded Basel estate stamp (Lugt 1570 b), therein inscribed by hand "FS Da/A 035". - Minor defects to upper margin professionally restored.

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

With a confirmation of authenticity from Eberhard Kornfeld, Davos, dated 31 July 1972

Provenance

Artist's estate; Galerie Regina, Fritz Dürst, Davos (1963); Private collection, Germany (since 1972)

The work clearly depicts "the white house of the dairy on the Stafelalp" (Eberhard Kornfeld); also to be seen on the hillside are the contours of a figure with a horse.

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