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Finished
The Annual Norwegian Edvard Munch Sale 2018

Auction Wednesday December 12 2018 at 19:30

at our premises

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944)
Consolation

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.

1894
Woll 6.

Auctioned Wednesday December 12 2018 at 19:30

Estimate
NOK 200,000–300,000 USD 23,500–35,300 EUR 20,600–30,900

Hammer price NOK 280,000

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.