ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER | AKT VOR DEM SPIEGEL (NUDE AT THE MIRROR)

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ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER
Akt vor Dem Spiegel (Nude at the Mirror)
signed E. L. Kirchner and dated 15 (lower left); dedicated Herrn Dr. Bauer zu Weihnachten 37 von E. und E. L. Kirchner on the reverse
oil on canvas
120.5 by 60cm., 47⅜ by 23⅝in.
Painted circa 1915-20.

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PROVENANCE
Dr Frédéric Bauer, Davos (a gift from the artist, Christmas 1937)
Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart, Campione d’Italia & Lugano
(acquired from the estate of the above in 1957)
Thence by descent to the present owner in 2002

EXHIBITED
Nuremberg, Fränkische Galerie; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Freiburg, Augustinermuseum; Mannheim, Kunsthalle & Berlin-Zehlendorf, Haus am Waldsee, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gemälde und Graphik. Sammlung Dr. F. Bauer, Davos, 1952-53, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Stehender Akt)
Bremen, Kunsthalle; Hanover, Kunstverein; The Hague, Gemeentemuseum; Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Zurich, Kunsthaus, Meisterwerke des deutschen Expressionismus, 1960-61, no. 31, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Basel, Kunsthalle, E. L. Kirchner und Rot-Blau, 1967, no. 52
Salzburg, Museum der Moderne, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 2009-10, no. 22, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung; Bern, Kunstmuseum & Oslo, Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Design, Das Kunstmuseum Bern zu Gast in München…Giacometti, Hodler, Klee… Höhepunkte der Schweiz aus Sieben Jahrhunderten, 2010-12, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Madrid, Fundación MAPFRE, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 2012, no. 61, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Málaga, Museo Picasso & Schwäbisch Hall, Kunsthalle Würth, Picasso. Registros alemanes / Picasso und Deutchland, 2015-16, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, Der böse Expressionismus. Trauma und Tabu, 2017-18, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle des Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Erträumte Reisen, 2018-19, no. 15, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

LITERATURE
Kirchner Archives, Photoalbum II, photo 171, illustration 441
Will Grohmann, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Stuttgart, 1958, illustrated p. 120
Will Grohmann, E. L. Kirchner, New York, 1961, illustrated in colour p. 94
Donald E. Gordon, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968, no. 441, illustrated p. 331
Roman Norbert Ketterer & Gerd Presler (ed.), Legenden am Auktionspult. Die Wiederentdeckung des deutschen Expressionismus, Munich, 1999, illustrated in colour p. 233

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