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 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.

Auctioned Wednesday December 9 2015 at 15:00

Estimate
NOK 150,000–200,000

Hammer price NOK 290,000

LITERATURE: Sidsel Helliesen: “Technical aspects of Munch’s prints and drawings», Edvard Munch Works on Paper, exhibition catalogue Munch Museum 2.11.2013-02.03.2014, Oslo 2013, p. 32-57.

In “Self-Portrait with a Bottle of Wine” … the lithographic crayon has been used in a way that is closer to painting, with solid areas describing shapes and spaces and more clearly contrasted values. P. 43.