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The Annual Norwegian Edvard Munch Sale 2015

Auction Wednesday December 9 2015 at 15:00

Catalogue with Hammer Prices

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1
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Brothel Scene/Christmas in Brothel

Pencil on paper

158x180-188 mm
Unsigned
Drawn in pencil on both sides of the sheet, which probably originates from a schetch-book.
Brothel Scene: Annotated in pencil probably by the artist lower middle: “5”.
Christmas in Brothel: Annotated by the artist, likewise in pencil, with indications of colour-areas to the left: “dunkel roth” (dark red) and on the woman’s right shoulder/breast: “Hel blau” (Light blue).
Ref. Woll 573 Brothel Scene 1903 and Woll 575 Christmas in Brothel 1903-04.
PROVENANCE: Given to Edvard Munch’s dentist, Knut Erik Ek, sometime after 1940.

NOK 40,000–60,000
Hammer price NOK 40,000
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2
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Girl at the Window

Ingaglio print printed in black on heavy beige wove

Sheet: 478x345 mm Image: 203x144 mm
Unsigned
1894
Woll 5 b) V.
Printed by Angerer
Meier-Graefe portfolio.

NOK 100,000
Hammer price NOK 120,000
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3
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Kristiania Bohemians I

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy beige wove

Sheet: 343x478 mm Image: 205x285 mm
Unsigned
1895
Woll 15 b) II.
Printed by Angerer
Meier-Graefe portfolio.

NOK 100,000
Hammer price NOK 120,000
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4
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Moonlight. Night in Saint-Cloud

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy beige wove

Sheet: 478x345 mm Image: 307x255 mm
Unsigned
1895
Woll 17 b) III.
Printed by Angerer
Meier-Graefe portfolio.

NOK 300,000
Hammer price NOK 260,000
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5
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Sick Child

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy beige wove

Sheet: 479x342 mm Image: 356x270 mm
Unsigned
1894
Woll 7 b) VI.
Printed by Angerer.
Meier-Graefe portfolio.

NOK 500,000
Hammer price NOK 500,000
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6
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Dr. Max Asch

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy beige wove

Sheet: 478x344 mm Image: 247x172 mm
Unsigned
1895
Woll 25 b) III.
Printed by Angerer
Meier-Graefe portfolio.

NOK 20,000
Hammer price NOK 32,000
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7
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Moonlight II

Colour woodcut printed in two colours, black and grey on medium heavy beige paper

Sheet: 486-490x469-474 mm Image: 464-466x450-453 mm
Unsigned
1902
Woll 202.

NOK 500,000–700,000
Hammer price NOK 450,000
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8
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Sick Child I

Lithograph printed in two colours, black and yellow on Japan paper, laminated

Sheet: 527x669 mm Image: 420x560 mm
Signed in the stone lower right: E. Munch
Signed with a dedication by the artist in pencil lower right: Til Niels Kjær fra E Munch-
1896
Woll 72.

NOK 1,000,000–1,500,000
Hammer price NOK 550,000 to be approved
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9
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)On the Waves of Love (1896)

Lithograph printed in black on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 315x422 mm Image: 310x416 mm
Unsigned
1896
Woll 81.

NOK 200,000–300,000
Hammer price NOK 250,000
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10
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Self-Portrait

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin greyish-white China paper, mounted on cardboard

Sheet: 457-459x318-323 mm Image: 457-459x318-323 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E. Munch
1895
Woll 37 II.

NOK 400,000–600,000
Hammer price NOK 660,000
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11
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Attraction I

Lithograph printed in black on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 521x413 mm Image: 472x355 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
1896
Woll 75.

NOK 300,000–500,000
Hammer price NOK 290,000
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12
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Towards the Forest I

Colour woodcut printed in three colours, blue, green and yellowish brown on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 730x837 mm Image: 495x645 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1897
Woll 112.

NOK 2,000,000–3,000,000
Hammer price NOK 2,900,000
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13
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Head by Head

Colour woodcut printed in four colours, black, blueish green, red and reddish brown on medium heavy cream wove

Sheet: 584x691 mm Image: 395x540 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv. Munch
1905
Woll 268 e.

NOK 1,000,000–1,500,000
Unsold
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14
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Brooch. Eva Mudocci

Lithograph printed in black on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 815x616 mm Image: 598x455 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
1903
Woll 244.

NOK 1,500,000–2,000,000
Hammer price NOK 2,500,000
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15
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)August Strindberg

Lithograph printed in black on medium heavy bluish grey wove
Sheet: 635x488 mm Image: 610x460 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
Signed in the stone lower left: E Munch
Annotated somewhat illegibly lower left: “S 064 ter W.».
Faint stamp lower right: HH (Holst Halvorsen).
On verso 3 stamps: 2 from Kunsthaus Bremen, 1 from Holst Halvorsen.

NOK 400,000–600,000
Hammer price NOK 400,000
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16
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Woman and the Heart

Intaglio print printed in brown on medium heavy cream wove

Sheet: 442x380 mm Image: 235x234 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv. Munch
1896
Woll 55.

NOK 300,000–400,000
Hammer price NOK 300,000
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17
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Woman Putting on her Nightgown

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy cream wove

Sheet: 503-505x345 mm Image: 276-280x180-183 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Printer’s signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
Annotated in pencil by the artist lower right, under the signature: "Avant lettre".
1896
Woll 52.

NOK 80,000–100,000
Hammer price NOK 80,000
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18
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Hjørdis Gierløff

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy cream paper

Sheet: 365x273 mm Image: 235x160 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
1913-14
Woll 438 VI.

NOK 50,000
Hammer price NOK 62,000
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19
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Laundry Drying in Travemunde

Intaglio print printed in brownish black on medium heavy cream wove

Sheet: 377-380x494-497 mm Image: 206x265 mm
Unsigned
Printer’s signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
1904
Woll 248.

NOK 30,000–40,000
Hammer price NOK 32,000
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20
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Garden

Intaglio print printed in brown on medium heavy cream wove

Sheet: 575x738 mm Image: 448x555 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Printer’s signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
1902
Woll 220.

NOK 100,000–150,000
Hammer price NOK 90,000
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21
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Self-Portrait with a Cigar

Lithograph printed in black on heavy white paper

Sheet: 650x475 mm Image: 566x455 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
1908-09
Woll 313.

NOK 300,000–350,000
Hammer price NOK 400,000
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22
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Self-portrait with a Bottle of Wine

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin, laid cream paper

Sheet: 490-492x622 mm Image: 420x515 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Annotated in pencil lower left: Tryk nr. 7 Kildeborg (Print no 7 Kildeborg).
The printer Nielsen had by this time changed his name to Kildeborg.
1930
Woll 712.

NOK 150,000–200,000
Hammer price NOK 290,000
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23
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Salome

Lithograph printed in black on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 536x390 mm Image: 395x305 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1903
Woll 245.

NOK 250,000–350,000
Hammer price NOK 260,000
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24
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Kiss of Death

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin laid, cream paper

Sheet: 362-366x531 mm Image: 295x460 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1899
Woll 144.

NOK 150,000–200,000
Hammer price NOK 150,000
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25
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Male Nude

Lithograph printed in black on thin cream Japan paper

Sheet: 607x448 mm Image: 483-499x365-370 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1902
Woll 199.

NOK 100,000–150,000
Unsold
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26
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Urn

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin cream paper

Sheet: 500x294 mm Image: 458x260 mm
Unsigned
1896
Woll 67.

NOK 40,000–60,000
Hammer price NOK 40,000
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27
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Girls on the Bridge

Colour woodcut printed in blue and zincograph printed in green, yellow and red on medium thin cream paper

Sheet: 652x558 mm Image: 499x430 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1918
Woll 628.

NOK 2,000,000–3,000,000
Unsold
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28
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Man's Head in Woman's Hair

Colour woodcut printed in three colours, black, grey and brown on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 649x461 mm Motivet: 544x380 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Signed on verso lower right: E Munch, shines through reversed to recto lower left
1896
Woll 89.

NOK 1,500,000–2,000,000
Hammer price NOK 1,200,000
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29
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Head by Head

Colour woodcut printed in two colours, green and orange on heavy cream wove

Sheet: 475-480x627-643 mm Image: 398x537 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
1905
Woll 268 e.

NOK 1,000,000–1,500,000
Hammer price NOK 850,000
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30
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Madonna

Colour lithograph printed in three colours, black, red and blue on thin China paper, laminated

Sheet: 645x490 mm Image: 604x445 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1895/1902
Woll 39.

NOK 4,000,000–6,000,000
Unsold
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31
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Woman with Red Hair and Green Eyes. The Sin

Lithograph printed in three colours yellow, red and blue on cream paper, laminated on cardboard
Sheet: 770x468 mm Image: 700x400
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1902
Woll 198.

NOK 700,000–900,000
Unsold
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32
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)On the Waves of Love

Lithograph printed in black on thin greyish white paper

Sheet: 432x542 mm Image: 310x419 mm
Unsigned
1896
Woll 81.

NOK 400,000–600,000
Hammer price NOK 440,000
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33
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Self-Portrait

Lithograph printed in black on heavy beige paper

Sheet: 528x395 mm Image: 455x315 mm
Signed and dated in pencil lower right: Edv. Munch 95
1895
Woll 37 II.

NOK 500,000
Hammer price NOK 560,000
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34
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)August Strindberg

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin cream paper

Sheet: 590x425 mm Image: 510x367 mm
Signed in the stone lower left: E Munch
Somewhat uncertain signature in pencil lower right: E Munch.
1896
Woll 66 V.

NOK 150,000–200,000
Hammer price NOK 130,000 to be approved
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35
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Sick Child I

Colour lithograph printed in four colours, black, grey, yellow and red on thin Japan paper, laminated

Sheet: 538-541x692-694 mm Image: 417-420x561-566 mm
Signed in the stone lower right: E Munch
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1896
Woll 72.

NOK 1,500,000–2,000,000
Hammer price NOK 1,100,000
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36
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)History - For sale together with lot no 37

Lithograph printed in black on medium heavy cream paper with handcolouring in watercolour in green, red, light blue, yellow, yellowish brown and reddish brown

Sheet: 530x895 mm Image: 420x790 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv. Munch
Annotated by the printer Nielsen in pencil lower left: "Pröve 4 26/7-1917" (Trial Proof 4 26/7-1917).
1914
Woll 486 II.

NOK 1,000,000
Hammer price NOK 2,200,000
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37
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Alma Mater - For sale together with lot no 36

Lithograph printed in black on medium heavy cream paper with handcolouring in watercolour in green, red, light blue, yellow, yellowish brown and reddish brown

Sheet: 600x1000 mm Image: 380x840 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv. Munch
Annotated by the printer Nielsen in pencil lower left: "No 2. 19/1 1922".
1914
Woll 487.

NOK 1,000,000
Unsold
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38
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Galloping Horse

Intaglio print printed in black on medium thin cream wove

Sheet: 595x490 mm Image: 395x337 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Annotated and dated in pencil by the artist lower right: “Af de første 5 Tryk 1915” (Of the first 5 Impressions 1915). (Looks as if the artist wrote firstly 1905 and then corrected it to 1915).
1915
Woll 501.

NOK 100,000–120,000
Hammer price NOK 120,000
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39
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)The Roulette Table

Intaglio print printed in black on heavy Japan paper

Sheet: 434x629 mm Image: 263x435 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Printer’s signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
1903
Woll 234 b.

NOK 300,000–350,000
Hammer price NOK 330,000
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40
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Nils Onsager

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin cream paper

Sheet: 448x375-377 mm Image: 230x202 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Annotated by the artist in pencil lower right: 2 den Tryk (2nd Print)
Ca 1935 (?)
Woll 730.

NOK 15,000–20,000
Hammer price NOK 22,000
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41
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Anna and Walter Leistikow

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin beige paper

Sheet: 614x940 mm Image: 522x868 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
1902
Woll 196.

NOK 80,000–100,000
Hammer price NOK 80,000
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42
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Title Page

Lithograph printed in black on medium heavy cream paper

Sheet: 347x238 mm Image: 258x192 mm
Unsigned
1908-09
Woll 336.

NOK 15,000–20,000
Hammer price NOK 12,000
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43
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Table of Contents

Lithograph printed in black on medium heavy cream paper

Sheet: 305x260 mm Image: 235x195 mm
Unsigned
1908-09
Woll 337.

NOK 15,000–20,000
Hammer price NOK 20,000
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44
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Omega's Flight

Lithograph printed in black on heavy cream wove

Sheet: 428x619 mm Image: 255x500 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edvard Munch
1908-09
Woll 353.

NOK 40,000–60,000
Hammer price NOK 70,000
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45
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Alpha's Progeny

Lithograph printed in black on Japan paper

Sheet: 354-360x519-521 mm Image: 248x504 mm
Unsigned
1908-09
Woll 354.

NOK 40,000–50,000
Hammer price NOK 52,000
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46
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Caricature: The Shot Stag is Butting

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin cream paper

Sheet: 470x301-304 mm Image: 300x286 mm
Unsigned
1910
Woll 381 A.

NOK 15,000–20,000
Hammer price NOK 33,000
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47
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Caricature: The Merry Husband

Lithograph printed in black on thin Japan paper

Sheet: 443-445x605-610 mm Image: 345x500 mm
Unsigned
1910
Woll 385 B.

NOK 30,000–50,000
Hammer price NOK 44,000
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48
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Seal and Polar Bear

Lithograph printed in black on heavy Japan paper

Sheet: 285x487 mm Image: 200x320 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E. Munch
Collector’s mark in red lower left: HS (Lugt 1376 a)
PROVENANCE: Collection of Dr. Heinrich Stinnes (1867-1932).
1908-09
Woll 330.

NOK 30,000–50,000
Hammer price NOK 56,000
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49
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Head of a Man

Intaglio print printed in black on medium heavy cream paper

Sheet: 255x190 mm Image: 113x83 mm
Printed as an original drypoint in Curt Unsigned
1906
Woll 277 c).
Printed as an original drypoint in Curt Glaser: Edvard Munch, in 2000 copies in 1918. See Appendix V, Woll, p. 479.

NOK 8,000–10,000
Hammer price NOK 13,000
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50
Munch, Edvard(1863-1944)Book 1907

Intaglio prints printed in black on medium heavy cream paper

Sheet: 221x135 mm Image: 108x79 mm and 84x123 mm
Unsigned

Gustav Schiefler: Verzeichnis des Graphischen Werks Edvard Munchs bis 1906. Berlin
Verlag: Bruno Cassirer 1907

Printed with 2 original drypoints by Edvard Munch:

Head of a Woman,1907 Sch. 259 Woll 288 b), and:
From Åsgårdstrand, 1907 Sch. 260 Woll 289 b) II.

No. 224 of 400.

See Appendix V, Woll, p. 479.

Printed initially as a manuscript, later bound with hardback by Refsum.

Schiefler’s volume no. 2 on Edvard Munch’s graphic work from 1906 to 1926 is included. Printed in Leipzig 1928.

NOK 20,000–30,000
Hammer price NOK 28,000

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