Self-Portrait with Erna

Melancholisches Mädchen (Melancholy Girl)

1922
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German, 1880–1938)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dube H.480 b.II

Dimensions

Block: 70 x 40 cm (27 9/16 x 15 3/4 in.) Sheet: 77 x 46 cm (30 5/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.18

Medium or Technique

Woodcut printed in black, purple, and red on off white wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: Eigendruck; l.r.: E L Kirchner; estate stamp in purple ink, verso, l.l.: "Nachlass E. L. Kirchner" (Lugt 1570b)

Provenance

1938 until at least 1945, the artist's estate (Lugt 1570b) [see note]. 1960, W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882- d. 1955), Boston; bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1961)

NOTE: According to Lugt, this particular mark was used for those works on paper deposited with the Kunstmuseum, Basel, during World War II, by the Kirchner estate.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen