Lot 92
  • 92

Edvard Munch

Estimate
3,000,000 - 4,000,000 USD
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Description

  • Edvard Munch
  • Young Woman on the Beach. The Lonely One (Sch. 42; W. 49)
  • Mezzotint and drypoint
Mezzotint and drypoint with burnishing printed in colors, 1896, signed in pencil and inscribed '3te Druck', an extremely fine, strong impression of this very important and rare print, Woll's fifth variant (of seven), on Arches laid paper, probably printed by A. Porcaboeuf at Atelier A. Salmon, Paris, framed

Provenance

Exhibited

Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Art in Berlin 1815 – 1989, 1990
New York, National Academy of Design, Edvard Munch and Harald Sohlberg: Landscapes of the Mind, 1995-96
Greenwich, Bruce Museum, Love, Isolation and Darkness: The Art of Edvard Munch, 1996-97
Vienna, Albertina, Edvard Munch, Theme and Variation, 2003
Basel, Foundation Beyeler; Würth, Kunsthalle Würth, Edvard Munch: Signs of Modern Art, 2007
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Becoming Edvard Munch: Influence, Anxiety, and Myth, 2009
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Edvard Munch: Master Prints, 2010

Catalogue Note

There are very few known impressions of this evocative print.  Woll has located twelve, each printed in varying colors and intensity of inking. Of these twelve impressions, most are located in public collections.

This impression illustrated in Woll.

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