Edvard Munch specialists. Norwegian Fine Art.

Finished
The Annual Norwegian Edvard Munch Sale 2013, part 2

Auction Thursday December 12 2013 at 15:00

Munch, Edvard (1863-1944)
Woman in Black

Woodcut printed in black on medium heavy beige wove

Sheet: 648x488 mm Image: 550x342 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Annotated in pencil lower left: Von ersten 30 Dr S
1912-13
Woll 420.

Auctioned Thursday December 12 2013 at 15:00

Estimate
NOK 150,000–200,000

Hammer price NOK 250,000

LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch Complete Paintings, London 2009.
Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch ??? The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012, cat.no. 420.

This woodcut is entitled «Eva» in exh. cat. Blomqvist 1917. The sitter???s full name was Eva Kittelsen. There is no information about her in the Munch-museet, nor is it definitely known when she modelled for Munch. The same image is sketched in black crayon on canvas, (??? Woll 1812 ???), and the same sitter is portrayed in cat.nos. 421, 446, and probably in 432. ??? Woll 2012, p. 295.