Intaglio print printed in black on medium heavy cream paper
Sheet: 350x477 mm Image: 210x305 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: E Munch
Printer's signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
Auctioned Wednesday December 12 2018 at 19:30
NOK 200,000–300,000 USD 23,500–35,300 EUR 20,600–30,900
LITERATURE: Magne Bruteig: Munch - Drawings, Oslo 2004.
Some people have formed the idea that Munch was a misogynist. A glance at "Consolation" (plate 33) is enough to see how meaningless such a generalization is. The warmth and tenderness in this portrait can scarcely be reconciled with misogyny. P. 59.