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Fertility

Artwork:
Fertility
Size:
120 x 140 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1990
Marks
Signed 'E Munch' (lower left)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1899-1900
Provenance :
Dr. Max Linde, Lubeck (acquired from the artist, 1902); Knut Langaard, Oslo (by 1918); Hans Heggtveit, Stange (circa 1920); P.M. Roowde, Oslo (by 1936); AS Askim Gumivarefabriks direksjon (1936); Sigval Bergesen, Oslo (by 1967) and thence by descent; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Kunsthalle zu Kiel, 150 Jahre Norwegische Malerei, July-October 1964, no. 58; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Edvard Munch, October 1965 - January 1966, p. 52, no. 29 (illustrated); Museum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen, Edvard Munch, March-June 1968, no. 25; Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, Hojdpunkter i norsk konst September - December 1968, no. 240; Nagoya, Kunstgalleriet, Edvard Munch, October - November 1970, no. 14; Milan, Palazzo Reale, Munch, December 1985 - March 1986, no. 38; Essen, Museum Folkwang, September - November 1987, no. 48; Kunsthaus Zurich, Edvard Munch, November 1987 - February 1988, p. 67, no. 48; Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Edvard Munch, September-December 1998, pp. 64, 67 and 230, no. 38 (illustrated in color, p. 67); Copenhagen, Galleri Faurschou, December 2000 - January 2001; New York, Mitchell-Innes and Nash, Edvard Munch: Paintings 1892-1917, February - March 2001, no. 2; Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Edvard Munch, 1912 in Deutschland, November 2002 - February 2003, pp. 90-91 (illustrated in color); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Edvard Munch, The Modern Life of the Soul, February - May 2006, no. 95

Christie's New York

Date:
2010-05-04
Lot Number :
47
Low Estimate :
$25,000,000
High Estimate :
$35,000,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold