Lot 3601* - A199 Prints & Multiples - Thursday, 02. December 2021, 02.00 PM

ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

(Aschaffenburg 1880–1938 Frauenkirch near Davos)
Die menschenquälenden Heuschrecken (Die Menschenfressenden, aus der Erde aufsteigenden Spukgestalten, halb Ritter, halb Frauen). 1918/19.
Woodcut. One of 6 known copies. Signed in pencil lower right: E.L. Kirchner, also titled lower centre: Apokalypse and described lower left: Eigendruck. Image 12.7 × 11.9 cm on thin cardboard 16.2 × 15 cm.
From the planned 12-part series "Apokalypse" (only 2 woodcuts have been realised).

This work is recorded in the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archive, Wichtrach/Bern.

Provenance: Kirchner Estate.

Catalogue raisonné:
- Dube, no. 368.
- Gercken, no. 954.

CHF 13 000 / 18 000

€ 12 150 / 16 820