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)
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.

Auctioned Wednesday December 9 2015 at 15:00

Estimate
NOK 50,000

Hammer price NOK 62,000

LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch – The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012, cat. no. 438 VI.

Hjørdis Gierløff née Nielsen (1889-1957), married Christian Gierløff in 1912, (cf. cat. no. 431). She was the mother of Åge Christian Gierløff (cat. no. 551). P. 302.

Under cat. no. 431 is written among other things:

Christian Peder Grønbeck Gierløff (1879-1962), was a Norwegian journalist and writer. He was a close friend of Munch for many years. He wrote a number of articles on Munch and was the author of the book «Edvard Munch selv» (“Edvard Munch himself”), Oslo 1953. P. 299.