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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Streetlife in Dresden (Strassenleben in Dresden). (1908)

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Streetlife in Dresden (Strassenleben in Dresden)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German, 1880–1938)

composition (irreg.): 10 5/8 x 15 1/16" (27 x 38.3 cm); sheet (irreg.): 14 7/8 x 19 7/16" (37.8 x 49.4 cm)
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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bareiss
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Gift of the artist to the Kunstverein Jena, Germany, May 1918 [1]; removed as “degenerate art” by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [2]; sold via exchange to Ferdinand Möller, Berlin, 1940. Molly and Walter Bareiss, New York; to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1957.
[1] One of 251 prints given in memory of the artist's friend and patron, Botho Graef (1857-1917). Collection stamp "Kunstverein / Jena" on verso. Inventory no. 139.
[2] EK no. 13145: Dresdener Straßenleben

Street in Dresden
Strassenleben in Dresden
Streetlife in Dresden

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