Kühe auf der Weide. Um 1917.
Farbige Chalks und Bleistift.
Lower right signed and dated. Verso titled and inscribed "18" and with the estate stamp of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Lugt 1570 b) and the hand-written registration number "FS Da/Bm 1". On thin board. 38.2 x 49.7 cm (15 x 19.5 in), the full sheet.
• Striking drawing characterized by a gestural-emotional line and an emphasis on color
• High up in the mountains near Davos, the peasant life was his main subject
• From the artist's estate.
The work is documented at the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.
PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (Davos 1938, Kunstmuseum Basel 1946, verso with the numbered estate stamp).
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, Stuttgart (1954).
Private collection Berlin (1976).
EXHIBITION: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in den Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Kunstsammlungen/Museum Gunzenhauser, Chemnitz, February 15 - May 10, 2015, cat. no. 17 (with illu.).
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