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Sitzende Frau mit einem Hut in einem Restaurant, ca. 1912

Watercolour, opaque colour and pencil on paper
13 2/5 × 10 3/5 in
34 × 27 cm
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Duesseldorf
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Ludorff
Duesseldorf
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This work has been registered by the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archiv, Witrach/ Bern

This work has been registered by the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archiv, Witrach/ Bern

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Signed and marked "KA 18" on the verso
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
German, 1880–1938
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A leading figure in the early-20th-century German Expressionist group Die Brücke, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner produced paintings, prints, and sculptures that opposed the conventions of academic art. His nudes, landscapes, and scenes of urban life on the eve of World War I are known for their unsettling effects of psychological tension and eroticism, while his powerful, crudely executed black-and-white woodcuts illustrated many books and magazines, including Germany’s leading avant-garde periodical Der Sturm. Albrecht Dürer was a lifelong influence on Kirchner, but painters such as Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh, as well as African and Polynesian art, inspired his use of bright colors, simplified forms, and malevolent, mask-like faces. His art was labeled as “degenerate” by the Nazis in the 1930s, and he would commit suicide in 1937.

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This work has been registered by the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archiv, Witrach/ Bern

This work has been registered by the Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Archiv, Witrach/ Bern

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Signed and marked "KA 18" on the verso
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
German, 1880–1938
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A leading figure in the early-20th-century German Expressionist group Die Brücke, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner produced paintings, prints, and sculptures that opposed the conventions of academic art. His nudes, landscapes, and scenes of urban life on the eve of World War I are known for their unsettling effects of psychological tension and eroticism, while his powerful, crudely executed black-and-white woodcuts illustrated many books and magazines, including Germany’s leading avant-garde periodical Der Sturm. Albrecht Dürer was a lifelong influence on Kirchner, but painters such as Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh, as well as African and Polynesian art, inspired his use of bright colors, simplified forms, and malevolent, mask-like faces. His art was labeled as “degenerate” by the Nazis in the 1930s, and he would commit suicide in 1937.

Sitzende Frau mit einem Hut in einem Restaurant, ca. 1912

Watercolour, opaque colour and pencil on paper
13 2/5 × 10 3/5 in
34 × 27 cm
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location
Duesseldorf
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