EDVARD MUNCH (1863 – 1944)
GARDEN IN SNOW, II 1913 (WO 467: Sch. 418)
Woodcut, 13 ½” x 16 7/8” signed in pencil.
Generally very good condition. Irregular sheet of simili-japan paper. 17 ½ x 21 ½”. Left sheet edge trimmed at an angle. Mlnor line of mat burn lower margin below signature. A partial number 78/16 at lower left sheet corner. ½” fold line along lower sheet edge and a couple associated small edge tears. Annotated: Sch 418 (Shiefler) & B4797 on the verso. Otherwise in very good condition save for tape remains along top sheet edge. Strong embossing visible on recto and verso.
VERY RARE! Only a couple of variant examples cited. Has not appeared at auction in 40 years. Falls in line with 2 other similar compositions from 1913: (Schiefler 416 and WO 468 (not in Sch.)