Girls on a Bridge
Artwork: Girls on a Bridge
Size: 101 x 102.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1902
Marks: Signed 'E. Munch' and dated '1902' (upper right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Squire Otto Schultz, Steinkjer (before 1915 and until at least 1927); Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo (before 1952 - after 1956); Oscar Johannesen (1950s); Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London (1962); Mr and Mrs Norton Simon, Los Angeles; Sale: Christie's, New York, October 21, 1980, lot 201; The Wendell and Dorothy Cherry Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 12, 1996, lot 26); Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: San Francisco, Department of Fine Arts, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915, Norwegian section, no. 86 (titled Summer Night in Aasgaardstrand); Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Nutida Norsk Konst, 1917, no. 145 (titled Sommernat. Aasgaardstrand); Oslo, Blomqvist Kunsthandel, Schultz Samling, 1926; Oslo, Nasjonalgalleriet, Edvard Munch, 1927, no. 125; Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts, Important ensemble de tableaux, 1952, no. 8; Sao Paulo, II Biennal, 1953-1954, Sala Especial, Edvard Munch, no. 8; Stockholm, Nationalmuseum; Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Modern Konst ur Ragnar Moltzaus Samling, Oslo, 1956; Zurich, Kunsthaus; The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Sammlung Ragnar Moltzau, 1957, no. 62; Edinburgh, The National Gallery of Scotland; London, The Tate Gallery, The Moltzau Collection, From Cezanne to Picasso, 1958, no. 59; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Van Gogh and Expressionism in Modern Art, 1964; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Special Exhibition for the College Art Association, 1965; New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery Inc., International Expressionism, Part I, 1968, no. 40; Louisville, Kentucky, In Pursuit of Excellence: The Wendell and Dorothy Cherry Collection, 1994

Date: 2008-05-07
Lot Number: 25

Date: 1996-11-12
Lot Number: 26