Bonhams : Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863-1944) Madonna
Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863-1944) Madonna

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Lot 48
Edvard Munch
(Norwegian, 1863-1944)
Madonna

Sold for £ 1,252,000 (US$ 1,602,196) inc. premium

Prints

13 Jul 2010, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863-1944)
Madonna (Woll 39; Schiefler 33)
A very rare and early hand-coloured impression of the first state. Printed with excellent contrasts and clarity, before the reduction of the head of the foetus; reduced for later editions and before the additional shading on the Madonna's right arm. Coloured in vivid red, yellow, blue, orange, green and white. Signed "E Munch" and dated 1895 in pencil lower right, on firm, cream wove paper, with margins; 600 x 440mm (23 5/8 x 15 3/4in)(I) 696 x 518mm (27 3/8 x 20 3/8in)(SH)

Footnotes

  • Provenance;

    Believed to have been acquired directly from the artist by Eivind Eckbo, 1873-1966.

    Thence by descent to Frank Avray Wilson, 1914-2009.
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