image: 199 by 281 mm 7? by 11 in
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Liebespaar mit Raben (Schiefler H. 241; Dube H. 288; Gercken 825)
Woodcut, 1916, signed in pencil, the only known impression of Gercken's state I of II, with the Unverkäuflich E L Kirchner stamp and the artist's estate stamp (Lugt 1570b) on the verso and inscribed in ink 'H 241 I', on wove paper, framed With wide margins, the print is in good condition apart from some inconspicuous creasing at the sheet edges and some spots of skinning and old adhesive-stain on the verso. (The sheet edges slightly uneven and occasional pale fox marks visible upon close inspection.) 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.
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 1958 Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, Auction 112, May 28, 1964, lot 578 Peter Deitsch Fine Arts, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner