Prints & Photography Auction

September 29 - October 04, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 83
EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)
  • EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)
  • EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)
  • EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954)

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EDUARD WIIRALT (1898-1954), Estonian

SAARNAAJA PREDIKANTEN (THE PREACHER), 1932

Lithograph; signed and dated 1932 in the plate upper right; signed, dated 1932 and numbered 9/25 in pencil to margin
Image/Sheet 24.4 x 18.9 in — 62 x 48 cm; 27.8 x 21.3 in — 70.7 x 54 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $20,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

The artist’s studio collection, Estonia;
Family of the artist, Estonia;
Travelled with the family to Sweden in September 1944;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto

Exhibited:

A print of this edition was exhibited in “Edward Wiiralt retrospective exhibition, catalog 1917-1936” at Helsinki Art Hall, January 23 - February 2, 1937 as “Saarnaaja Predikanten,” illustrated, p. 53.