Intaglio print printed in brownish-black on heavy cream paper
Sheet: 412-417x513-515 mm Image: 191x273 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Printer's signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
Auctioned Monday December 11 2017 at 18:00
NOK 400,000–600,000 USD 48,600–72,800 EUR 41,200–61,800
LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch - Complete Paintings, London 2009.
Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch – The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012.
The print is a reversed version of a painting of 1894 (Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo). (Woll 348). A lost painting from the 1880s can be identified in an exhibition photograph from 1892-93 (Woll 258). The subject also appears in an early drawing (MM T 2348). Woll 2012, p. 44.