Lot 194
  • 194

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
  • ZWEI FRAUEN BEI DER TOILETTE (ZWEI M√ĄDCHEN AM TOILETTENTISCH)(TWO WOMEN IN THEIR BOUDOIR (TWO GIRLS AT THE DRESSING-TABLE))
  • stamped with the Nachlass mark on the reverse
  • charcoal on paper
  • 65.5 by 50cm., 25 3/4 by 19 3/4 in.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Private Collection, Switzerland (sale: Sotheby's, London, 9th December 1997, lot 114)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Condition

Executed on cream laid paper, not laid down, attached to the mount at all four corners and at the centre of the left and right edges, floating in the mount. The edges are uneven and there are minor flattened creases at various points along all four edges. There is a 0.5cm. tear to the upper left edge and a 0.5cm. tear, with an associated flattened crease, to the left of the upper edge. Apart from some handling marks to the edges and some light studio dirt, this work is in overall good condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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