The Mountains (Weissfluh and Schafgrind)

Oil on canvas 125 x 169 cm (49.1 x 66.5 in.) Signed lower right and signed, dated and titled on verso 1921
Provenance
Dr. Frédéric Bauer, Davos, from 1923; Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione, by 1965; Acquired by Deutsche Bank, 1981 (on loan to important exhibitions for over 30 years); Private collection, where?
Literature
Will Grohmann, Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners, Munich 1926, p. 69, ill. (titled ‘Weinfluh und Schafgrind’, dated ‘1920’)
Will Grohmann, E.L. Kirchner, Stuttgart 1958, p. 67 ill.

Exhibited
Zurich, Kunsthaus, 'E. L. Kirchner 1880-1938', 1952, no. 51 (titled 'Amselfluh' and dated '1919'); Munich, Haus der Kunst, 'Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Gemälde und Graphik der Sammlung Dr. F. Bauer', Davos, 1952, no. 21, ill. p. 41; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, 'Brücke', 1959; Bremen, Kunsthalle, Hannover, Kunstverein, Den Haag, Gemeentemuseum, Cologne and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, 'Meisterwerke des deutschen Expressionismus', 1960, no. 43, ill.; Campione, Galerie R. N. Ketterer, 'Moderne Kunst II', 1965, no. 73, ill.; Basel, Kunsthalle, 'E.L. Kirchner und Rot-Blau', 1967, no. 73, ill.; Campione, Galerie R. N. Ketterer, 'Ernst Ludwig Kirchner', 1971, no. 9, ill.; Campione, Galerie R. N. Ketterer, 'Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen', 1980, no. 19; Oldenburg, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, 'Landschaften des Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank', 2001; Basel, Kunstmuseum, 'Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Bergleben. Die frühen Davoser Jahre 1917-1926', 2003. p. 168, no. 30, col. Ill. p. 87; Davos, Kirchner Museum, 'On loan from the Deutsche Bank Collection', 2008/2009; Essen, Museum Folkwang, 'Werke des Expressionismus aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank', 2014

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Galerie Thomas

"European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from 1870 onwards"

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