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Das Soldatenbad (Artillerymen) by ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

(GERMAN, 1880 - 1938)

Das Soldatenbad (Artillerymen) , 1915

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Materials:

Oil on canvas

Measurements:

21.70 in. (55.12 cm.) (height) by 23.28 in. (59.12 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed E. L. Kirchner (lower right)

Exhibited:

Frankfurt, Galerie Ludwig Schames,. E. L. . Kirchner , 1919, no. 12. . (probably) Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim,. Eröffnungsausstellung: Deutsche und französische Kunst aus des XX. Jahrhunderts Beginn , 1921, n.n. . Berlin, Nationalgalerie,. Ausstellung von Gemälden juengerer Künstler aus Deutschland, England, Frankreich und den Vereingten Staaten (Vier-Nationen-Ausstellung) , 1926, no. 27 . . Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, . Das Problem der Generationen , 1927, no. 66. . Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts,. L'Art vivant en Europe , 1931, no. 45 (titled . Le Bains des Soldats Russes ). . New York, The Museum of Modern Art, . Recent European Acquisitions , 1956-57, n.n. . New York, The Museum of Modern Art & St. Louis, Missouri, The City Art Museum,. German Art of the Twentieth Century , 1957-58, no. 73, illustrated in the catalogue. . New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art,. German and Austrian Expressionism , 1976, no. 32, illustrated in the catalogue. . Chicago, The Museum of Contemporary Art,. German and Austrian Expressionism: Art in a Turbulent Era , 1978, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue. . Berlin, Staatliche Museen; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Museum Ludwig & Zurich, Kunsthaus,. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner . 1880-1938 , 1979-80, no. 235, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, . E. L. Kirchner: Paintings and Works on Paper , 1983, no. 4, illustrated in the catalogue. . London, Royal Academy of Arts & Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie,. German Art in the 20 th Century, Paintings and Sculpture 1905-1985 , 1985-86, no. 11, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen,. Museum der Gegenwart - Kunst in öffentlichen Sammlungen bis 1937 , 1987, no. 27, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,. Masterpieces from the Collection , 1990, n.n. . Montreal, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, . Masterpieces from the Guggenheim , 1992, no. 52, illustrated in color in the catalogue (titled. Le Bain des soldats ). . New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,. Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection , 1992-93, n.n. . Bilbao, Sala Rekalde; Vienna, Bank Austria Kunstforum; Hamburg, Kunsthalle & Helsinki, Ateneum, . Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection , 1993-95, no. 22, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Berlin,. Berlinische Galerie & Moscow, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts,. . Berlin Moskau, 1990-1950 , 1995-96, no. II/9 . . Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, . Inaugural Exhibition , 1997-98, n.n. . Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna,. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner , 2000, n.n. . Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, . Der Postdamer Platz. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner und der Untergang Preussens , 2001, no. 89, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Las Vegas, Guggenheim Hermitage Museum,. Art Through the Ages: Masterpieces of Painting from Titian to Picasso , 2003, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art & London, Royal Academy of Arts,. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: The Dresden and Berlin Years , 2003, no. 157, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Bonn, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, . The Guggenheim Collection , 2006-07, no. 45, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . Madrid, Casa de las Alhajas, . 1914! The Avant-Garde and the War , 2009, n.n. . New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,. Kandinsky and Expressionist Painting Before World War I , 2009-10, n.n. . Frankfurt, Städel Museum,. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Retrospective , 2010, no. 75, illustrated in color in the catalogue. . New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,. The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910-1918 , 2011, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Literature:

Kirchner Archives, vol. II, no. 139. . Alfred Flechtheim,. Der Querschnitt , 1922, illustrated p. 199. . . Cahiers de Belgique , Brussels, May 1, 1931, illustrated p. 157. . Peter Selz,. German Expressionist Painting , Berkeley, 1957, illustrated pl. 138. . Charles R. McCurdy, ed., . Modern Art: A Pictorial Anthology , New York, 1958, no. A97, illustrated p. 73. . Donald E. Gordon,. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner , Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968, no. 434, illustrated p. 329. . Herte Hesse-Frielinghaus, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner und das Museum Folkwang Hagen: Briefe von ihm, an und über ihn in. Westfalen , Munster, 1974, no. I-80. . Richard Hamann & Jost Hermand,. Expressionismus , Berlin, 1975, illustrated p. 37. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967 , New York, 1977, illustrated p. 69 (titled Artilleryman ) Expressionisten, Die Avantgarde in Deutschland 1905-1920 (exhibition catalogue), Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie und Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1986, illustrated p. 136 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Mountain Life , The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926 (exhibition catalogue), Kunstmuseum, Basel, 2003, illustrated p. 64 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in Berlin (exhibition catalogue), Brücke Museum, Berlin, 2008, no. 241, illustrated in color n.p. Vibrant Metropolis, Idyllic Nature: Kirchner-The Berlin Years (exhibition catalogue), Kunsthaus, Zurich, 2017, illustrated in color p. 67

Provenance:

Galerie Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt. . Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf (acquired from the above in 1919). . Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf (acquired by donation in 1928-29). . Alfred Flechtheim, Dusseldorf (acquired from the above by exchange in 1930 and left in the custody of his niece, Rosi Hulisch, on his departure from Germany in 1933). . Kurt Feldhäusser, Berlin (acquired in 1938). . Marie Luise Feldhäusser, Berlin (by inheritance from her son, above, in 1945). . Erhard Weyhe Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1949). . Mr. & Mrs. Morton D. May, St. Louis (acquired by 1952). . The Museum of Modern Art, New York (a gift from the above in 1956). . The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (by exchange from the above in 1988). . Acquired by restitution from the above in 2018

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