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Inscription

lower right in graphite: E L Kirchner; in unknown hand, lower right in graphite: 12; in later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 182 (encircled)

Provenance

Dr. Rüdiger Graf von der Goltz, Düsseldorf; (sale, Kornfeld und Klipstein, Bern, 20-21 June 1973, no. 362); D. Thomas Bergen, London; Carus Gallery, New York.

Exhibition History
1992
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992.
1995
Modern Hieroglyphs: Gestural Drawing and the European Vanguard 1900-1918, The Equitable Gallery, New York, 1995, fig. 10.
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, no. 18, as Erna Lying on the Beach among Rocks.
2003
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2003, no. 97, as Erna Lying on the Beach Among Rocks.
Bibliography
1968
Gordon, D., KIRCHNER, NY: 1968, 81.
2001
A Century of Drawing. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 18.