Edvard Munch specialists. Norwegian Fine Art.

Finished
The Annual Norwegian Edvard Munch Sale 2018

Auction Wednesday December 12 2018 at 19:30

at our premises

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944)
Separation II

Lithograph printed in blue on medium heavy cream wove
Sheet: 541-543x718-722 mm Image: 425x640 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch

Annotated in pencil lower left: "I Ekely den 24/10 1916" (I Ekely the 24/10 1916).

1896
Woll 78 c I.

Auctioned Wednesday December 12 2018 at 19:30

Estimate
NOK 750,000 USD 88,200 EUR 77,200

Hammer price NOK 700,000

LITERATURE: Arne Eggum: Edvard Munch Livsfrisen fra maleri til grafikk. Kjærlighet Angst Død (Edvard Munch The Frieze of Life from Paintings to graphic Art. Love Angst Death), Oslo 1990.

Edvard Munch wrote, summing up from many earlier texts, to an impression of Separation II:

When you left me over the ocean
it was yet as if fine
threads united us
it hurt like an open wound. P. 93.