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

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Head of Ludwig Schames (Kopf Ludwig Schames)


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)
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
the artist, Davos-Frauenkirch, Switzerland
proof after the edition of approx. 120-180; unknown number of proofs before edition
Gift of Curt Valentin
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner has 177 works  online.
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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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