Der Wasserfall (Recto); Mondaufgang Auf Fehmarn (Verso)
Artwork: Der Wasserfall (Recto); Mondaufgang Auf Fehmarn (Verso)
Size: 150.4 x 120.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1919
Marks: Signed, titled and with the Nachlass stamp 'E.L. Kirchner Der Wasserfall Da/Aa 30' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in 1919 (recto); Painted in 1914 (verso)
Provenance: The artist's estate; Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart & Lugano (no. B-4813), by 1959; Acquired from the previous, in 1965, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Frankfurt, Galerie Ludwig Schames, Schweizer Arbeit von E. L. Kirchner, January - February 1922, no. 18, n.p. (dated '1918', titled 'Wasserfall (Kientobel)'); Berlin, Galerie Paul Cassirer, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1923; St. Gallen, Kunstverein, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938, October - November 1950, no. 30, n.p; Bremen, Kunsthalle, Meisterwerke des deutschen Expressionismus, March - May 1960, no. 39, p. 26 (illustrated pl. 27); this exhibition later travelled to Hanover, Kunstverein, May - June 1960; The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, July - September 1960; Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, September - November 1960; and Zurich, Kunsthaus, May - June 1961; Campione d'Italia, Galleria R.N. Ketterer, Moderne Kunst, 1963; Lugano, Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Moderne Kunst II, Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, 1965 - 1966, no. 71, p. 100 (recto illustrated p. 101; titled 'Der Wasserfall (Kientobel)'); Kunsthalle, Basel, E. L. Kirchner und Rot-Blau, September - October 1967, no. 66; Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938, November 1979 - January 1980, no. 300, pp. 248-249 (recto illustrated p. 249; titled 'Der Wasserfall (Kientobel)'); this exhibition later travelled to Munich, Haus der Kunst, February - April 1980; Cologne, Museum Ludwig, April - June 1980; and Zurich, Kunsthaus, June - August 1980

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 44B