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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Augustfeuer (G. 1406; D. 433)

Property from a Distinguished European Collection

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Augustfeuer (G. 1406; D. 433)

Augustfeuer (G. 1406; D. 433)

Property from a Distinguished European Collection

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

1880 - 1938

Augustfeuer (G. 1406; D. 433)


The very rare etching, 1923, printing with selectively wiped platetone, a strong impression of the only state, signed in pencil, inscribed 'Eigendruck', on thick smooth wove paper

plate: 250 by 316mm 9⅞ by 12¼ in

sheet: 374 by 427mm 14½ by 16⅝ in

With wide margins, in good condition apart from hairline flattened creases in margins, a vertical split along plate-mark at lower right edge (approx. 2.5cm), a further backed split at upper left plate-mark (approx. 5.5cm), lower right tip of sheet repaired, two skinned areas at upper sheet edges verso (associated with previous hinging), some minor surface soiling verso, unframed. (Schiefler numbering and title by another hand in lower margin).


Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Ex coll. Dr. Frédéric Bauer, Davos; sold Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett 19. Auktion, May 1954, no. 1074; Ernesto Blohm, Caracas
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner : Gemälde und Graphik der Sammlung Dr. F. Bauer, Davos, 1952, no. 370
We are grateful to Professor Dr. Günther Gercken for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.