pen and ink on card
26.3 by 24cm., 10? by 9½in.
Executed in 1929.
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signed E L Kirchner and dated 29 (lower right)
Framed: 41.5 by 39.2cm., 16? by 15?in. Executed on cream wove card, not laid and hinged to the mount in two places along the upper edge and floating in the overmount. The upper and left edges are unevenly cut. The sheet is slightly time-stained. There are a few tiny spots of foxing and minor surface accretions to the sheet in places. This work is in overall very good condition. 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.
Dr. F. Bauer, Davos Sale: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Stuttgart, 18th-20th May 1954, lot 1212 Ms Girod, Düsseldorf Private Collection, Düsseldorf (acquired from the above) Dr. Dr. Kurt Wessing, Düsseldorf (a gift from the above in 1979. Sold by the Estate: Sotheby's, London, 4th February 2015, lot 366) Purchased at the above sale by the present owner