Edvard Munch specialists. Norwegian Fine Art.

Finished
The Annual Norwegian Edvard Munch Sale 2019

Auction Wednesday November 27 2019 at 18:00

Strangersalen, Gamle Logen

Viewing 09 - 17 November.

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944)
Caricature: Bright Night in Kristiania

Lithograph printed in black on medium thin cream paper
Sheet: 405x578 mm Image: 328x417 mm
Unsigned

Annotated in pencil on the sheet lower left: "Sch. 343. "Lys nat. Kristiania". m/tekst fra Deutsche Zeitung ... -"- Den norske Inteligenssedler ..." (Sch. 343. Bright Night. Kristiania". with text from Deutsche Zeitung (German Paper) ... -"- Den norske Inteligenssedler (The Norwegian Paper) ...).

1910
Woll 379 B.

Auctioned Wednesday November 27 2019 at 18:00

Estimate
NOK 30,000–40,000 USD 3,200–4,300 EUR 2,900–3,900

Hammer price NOK 32,000

LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch – The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012.

Printed on cream wove, with the following text (in Norwegian and German): "1903 Lys Nat, Kristiania.

Deutsche Zeitung. Den Sommer kehrt der Norwegische Maler zurück in sein Heimat um sich zu ausruhen.

Den norske Presse Intelligenssedler Maler M gjorde atter igår Uorden i Gaden idet 5 Ramp hvoraf alle tidligere var straffet overfalt ham idet han den lyse sommernatt malte i Studenterlunden".

(Translated:) 1903 Bright Night, Kristiania.

German Paper. The Norwegian painter is brought back to his home by polic to cool off.

Norwegian Press. ... Painter M once again caused disorder on the street when five hooligans, all previously convicted, assaulted him while he was painting in the bright summer night in Studenterlunden. P. 276.