Edvard Munch specialists. Norwegian Fine Art.

Finished
The Annual Norwegian Edvard Munch Sale 2015

Auction Wednesday December 9 2015 at 15:00

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.

Auctioned Wednesday December 9 2015 at 15:00

Estimate
NOK 500,000

Hammer price NOK 560,000

LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: “”I will paint you the devil on the wall!” Satirical caricatures of real and imaginary enemies”, Edvard Munch Works on Paper, exhibition catalogue Munch Museum 2.11.2013-02.03.2014, Oslo 2013, p. 192-207.

The arm bone in the well-known self-portrait of 1895 reminds us of the individual’s mortality. P. 196.