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Das Soldatenbad (Artillerymen)

Artwork:
Das Soldatenbad (Artillerymen)
Size:
140 x 150 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1915
Marks
Signed E. L. Kirchner (lower right)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt; Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf (acquired from the previous in 1919); Stadtisches Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf (acquired by donation in 1928-29); Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf (acquired from the previous by exchange in 1930 and left in the custody of his niece, Rosi Hulisch, on his departure from Germany in 1933); Kurt Feldhausser, Berlin (acquired in 1938); Marie Luise Feldhausser, Berlin (by inheritance from her son, previous, in 1945); Erhard Weyhe Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous in 1949); Mr. & Mrs. Morton D. May, St. Louis (acquired by 1952); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (a gift from the previous in 1956); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (by exchange from the previous in 1988); Acquired by restitution from the previous in 2018
Exhibition History :
Frankfurt, Galerie Ludwig Schames, E. L. Kirchner, 1919, no. 12; (probably) Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Eroffnungsausstellung: Deutsche und franzosische Kunst aus des XX. Jahrhunderts Beginn, 1921, n.n; Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Ausstellung von Gemalden juengerer Kunstler aus Deutschland, England, Frankreich und den Vereingten Staaten (Vier-Nationen-Ausstellung), 1926, no. 27 ; Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Das Problem der Generationen, 1927, no. 66; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, L'Art vivant en Europe, 1931, no. 45 (titled Le Bains des Soldats Russes); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Recent European Acquisitions, 1956-57, n.n; New York, The Museum of Modern Art & St. Louis, Missouri, The City Art Museum, German Art of the Twentieth Century, 1957-58, no. 73, illustrated in the catalogue; New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, German and Austrian Expressionism, 1976, no. 32, illustrated in the catalogue; Chicago, The Museum of Contemporary Art, German and Austrian Expressionism: Art in a Turbulent Era, 1978, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue; Berlin, Staatliche Museen; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Museum Ludwig & Zurich, Kunsthaus, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 1880-1938, 1979-80, no. 235, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, E. L. Kirchner: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1983, no. 4, illustrated in the catalogue; London, Royal Academy of Arts & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, German Art in the 20th Century, Paintings and Sculpture 1905-1985, 1985-86, no. 11, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Museum der Gegenwart - Kunst in offentlichen Sammlungen bis 1937, 1987, no. 27, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Masterpieces from the Collection, 1990, n.n; Montreal, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Masterpieces from the Guggenheim, 1992, no. 52, illustrated in color in the catalogue (titled Le Bain des soldats); New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection, 1992-93, n.n; Bilbao, Sala Rekalde; Vienna, Bank Austria Kunstforum; Hamburg, Kunsthalle & Helsinki, Ateneum, Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection, 1993-95, no. 22, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Berlin, Berlinische Galerie & Moscow, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Berlin Moskau, 1990-1950, 1995-96, no. II/9 ; Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Inaugural Exhibition, 1997-98, n.n; Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 2000, n.n; Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Der Postdamer Platz. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner und der Untergang Preussens, 2001, no. 89, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Las Vegas, Guggenheim Hermitage Museum, Art Through the Ages: Masterpieces of Painting from Titian to Picasso, 2003, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art & London, Royal Academy of Arts, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: The Dresden and Berlin Years, 2003, no. 157, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Bonn, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, The Guggenheim Collection, 2006-07, no. 45, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Madrid, Casa de las Alhajas, 1914! The Avant-Garde and the War, 2009, n.n; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Kandinsky and Expressionist Painting Before World War I, 2009-10, n.n; Frankfurt, Stadel Museum, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Retrospective, 2010, no. 75, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910-1918, 2011, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2018-11-12
Lot Number :
22
Low Estimate :
$15,000,000[+28%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000,000[-4%]*
Hammer Price :
$19,262,887
Sold For :
$21,975,800*