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Pikene På Broen (Girls on the Bridge) by EDVARD MUNCH
EDVARD MUNCH

(NORWEGIAN, 1863 - 1944)

Pikene På Broen (Girls on the Bridge)

1902


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LOT #12

NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Sotheby's, New York

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale (Sale N09567)


Pikene På Broen (Girls on the Bridge) Regular price: $179.99 $ 54,487,500 USD Premium54,487,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

39.76 in. (101.00 cm.) (height) by 40.35 in. (102.50 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed E. Munch and dated 1902 (upper right)

Exhibited:

San Francisco, Department of Fine Arts,. Panama-Pacific International Exposition , 1915, Norwegian section, no. 86 (titled. Summer Night in Aasgaardstrand ). . Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall,. Nutida Norsk Konst , 1917, no. 145 (titled. Sommernat. Aasgaardstrand ). . Oslo, Blomqvist Kunsthandel, . Schultz Samling , 1926. . Oslo, Nasjonalgalleriet, . Edvard Munch , 1927, no. 125. . Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts,. Important ensemble de tableaux, 1952, no. 8. . São Paulo,. II Biennal ,. Sala Especial ,. Edvard Munch , 1953-54, no. 8. . Stockholm, Nationalmuseum Stockholm & Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek,. Modern Konst ur Ragnar Moltzaus Samling , Oslo, 1956, no. 81, illustrated in the catalogue (dated 1905) . . The Hague, Gemeentemuseum,. Collectie Ragnar Moltzau ,. Oslo , 1957, no. 64, illustrated in the catalogue (dated 1905). . Zürich, Kunsthaus Zürich,. Sammlung Ragnar Moltzau , 1957, no. 62. . Edinburgh, The National Gallery of Scotland & London, The Tate Gallery,. The Moltzau Collection, From Cézanne to Picasso , 1958, no. 59 (dated 1905). . (possibly) Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern,. Edvard Munch ,. 1863-1944 , 1958, no. 47 (dated 1905). . New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,. Van Gogh and Expressionism , 1964, illustrated in color in the catalogue . . Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art,. Special Exhibition for the College Art Association , 1965. . New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery Inc.,. International Expressionism, Part I , 1968, no. 40. . Louisville, Kentucky, J.B. Speed Art Museum,. In Pursuit of Excellence: The Wendell and Dorothy Cherry Collection , 1994, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue . . London, Tate Modern; Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle & Paris, Centre Pompidou, . Edvard Munch, The Modern Eye , 2011-12, no. 20, illustrated in color in the catalogue .

Literature:

J.E.D. Trask & J. Nilson Laurvik,. Catalogue de luxe of the Department of Fine Arts, Panama-Pacific International Exposition , San Francisco, 1915, vol. I, illustrated p. 108 (titled. Summer Night in Aasgaardstrand ). . Reider Revold,. Bulletin , Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1960, vol. II, no. 21, illustrated p. 58. . . Oslo Kommunes Kunstamlinger Arbok, 1952-1959 , Oslo, 1960, no. 4, illustrated p. 45. . Gerd Woll,. Edvard Munch ,. Complete Paintings ,. Catalogue raisonné ,. 1898-1908 , London, 2009, vol. II, no. 540, illustrated in color p. 572. .

Provenance:

Squire Otto Schultz, Steinkjer (acquired before 1915 and until at least 1927). Ragnar Moltzau, Oslo (acquired before 1952 and until after 1958) . Oscar Johannesen, Norway (acquired in the late 1950s) . Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London (acquired in 1962) . Mr. & Mrs. Norton Simon, Los Angeles (acquired by 1968 and sold: Christie's, New York, October 21, 1980, lot 201) . The Wendell & Dorothy Cherry Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 12, 1996, lot 26) . Private Collection, Europe (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 7, 2008, lot 25) Acquired at the above sale .


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