Vier Akte Unter Baumen (Four Nudes Under Trees)
Artwork: Vier Akte Unter Baumen (Four Nudes Under Trees)
Size: 120.5 x 90 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1913
Marks: Incised K (lower left); signed E L Kirchner and stampled with the Nachlass mark on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the artist (until at least 1968); Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione d'Italia; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1981
Exhibition history: New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1952; Turin, Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Kirchner, 1964, no. 6; Campione d'Italia, Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Graphik, Plastik, 1980, no. 11, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Munich, Galerie Thomas, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Gemalde, Zeichnungen, Graphiken, 1991-92, no. 19, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Moritzburg, Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Akte im Strandwald, 1996, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue; Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna della Citta di Lugano, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 2000, no. 34, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhohe, Die Lebensreform: Entwurfe zur Neugestaltung von Leben und Kunst um 1900, 2001, no. 4.18, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Arona, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Villa Ponti, Fantastico Novecento ad Arona. Da Picasso a Kandinsky, 2003, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Arona, Villa Ponti, Femme fatale da Modigliani a Warhol, 2004, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Barcelona, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, El naixement de l'expressionisme alemany: Brucke, 2005, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Berlin, Brucke-Museum, Brucke: Die Geburt des deutschen Expressionismus, 2005-06, no. 180, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 14