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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Evening Patrol (Patrouillenritt am Abend). (1915)

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Evening Patrol (Patrouillenritt am Abend)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German, 1880–1938)

composition (irreg.): 20 x 23 5/16" (50.8 x 59.2 cm); sheet (irreg.): 21 7/16 x 25" (54.5 x 63.5 cm)
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Riva Castleman Endowment Fund, Edward John Noble Foundation Fund, and Eugene Mercy, Jr. Fund
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner; acquired by the Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, 1921 [1]; removed as “degenerate art” by the Reich Ministry for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, 1937 [2]; sold via exchange to Ferdinand Möller, Berlin, 1940 [3]. Sold through Galerie Kornfeld, June 20, 1986 [4]; to private collector, Chicago, 2000; to private dealer, Chicago, 2002; to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2002.
[1] Collection stamp "KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG" on verso. Inventory no. 146.
[2] EK no. 5656: Reiter
[3] Gallery stamp "Galerie Ferdinand Möller / Berlin W35, Kluckstrasse 12" on verso.
Collection stamp "KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG" on verso.
[4] See auct. cat. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: eine Schweizer Privatsammlung und Beiträge aus verschiedenen schweizerischen und ausländischen Privatsammlungen, Galerie Kornfeld und Cie., Berne, June 20, 1986, lot no. 84.

Patrouillenritt am Abend
Evening Patrol

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