Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Head of Ludwig Schames (Kopf Ludwig Schames). (1918)
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Head of Ludwig Schames (Kopf Ludwig Schames)

(1918)
Not on view
Medium
Woodcut
Dimensions
composition: 22 3/4 x 10 1/16" (57.8 x 25.5 cm); sheet: 24 x 16 1/8" (60.9 x 40.9 cm)
Publisher
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Printer
the artist, Davos-Frauenkirch, Switzerland
Edition
proof after the edition of approx. 120-180; unknown number of proofs before edition
Credit
Gift of Curt Valentin
Object number
10.1947
Department
Drawings and Prints
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
The artist; Gift to Curt Valentin, Buchholz Gallery, New York, April 1937 [1]; Gift to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1947.
[1] Per inscription "Herrn Curt Valentin mit allen guten Wünschen von E L Kirchner / April 37." lower middle margin, black ink, artist's hand.

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Pictured above: Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2 (detail). 1914. Oil on canvas, 64 1/8 x 48 3/8" (162.6 x 122.7 cm). Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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