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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

[German Expressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1880-1938]

• Relationships: Founding member of Die Brücke (The Bridge), a Dresden group of Expressionist painters.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
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Notable SiteErnst Ludwig Kirchner at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 6 works online

Notable SiteKirchner Museum Davos, Switzerland (mostly in German)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Nude Dancers, 1909
(In the "Woodcut" section)

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Head of a sick person (self-portrait)

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Street Scene with two cocottes

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Nude Girl
Variété (English Couple Dancing)

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Standing Female Nude

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Self-Portrait as a Soldier

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Head of Girde

Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Girl Squatting

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brücke Museum, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Gewecke und Erna, 1913

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (in German)  
Der rote Turm in Halle, 1915

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (in German)  
Rappenhengst, lithograph, 1907

Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
Move the date slider forward to about 1910 to see 2 works by Kirchner

Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands

Hammer Museum, California
Stadtbahnbogen (Tramway Arch), 1915

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)  
2 paintings online

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)  

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "K"

Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland (mostly in German)  
Alpaufzug, 1918/19

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Street at Schönberg City Park

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
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Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
4 works by Kirchner

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
3 works online

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
9 works online

Seattle Art Museum

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Dodo and Her Brother

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Talkessel mit Häusern und Bahnlinie, 1917

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Red Cocotte

State Museums of Berlin

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
Nude Behind a Curtain (Fränzi), 1910

Stiftung Moritzburg, Moritzburg, Germany (in German)  
Das blaue Mädchen in der Sonne (Blue Girl in the Sun), 1910

The Albertina, Vienna
Female Nude (Dodo), 1909

The Albertina, Vienna
Mueggelsee, 1912

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner at the The British Museum, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisberg, Germany

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
A total of 3 works online as you scroll down the page

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Fränzi in front of Carved Chair (Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid)

Notable SiteErnst Ludwig Kirchner at The Artchive

Notable SiteErnst Ludwig Kirchner at The Athenaeum
5 works online

AICT: Art Images for College Teaching
Street, Berlin, 1913
Woman at the Mirror, 1912

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

PBase Photo Sharing
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USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art of the First World War


ernst ludwig kirchner 'expressionism and the city'

The Modernist Journals Project
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Theobald Jennings Fine Art Dealers, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Funf Kokotten

Theobald Jennings Fine Art Dealers, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Kopf des Kranken

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Ernst Ludwig Kirchner  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"All the young nudes", 2003 article by Adrian Searle

The New York Observer
"Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Painted 20th Century As Terrible Bridge", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's "Berlin Street Scene" at the Neue Gallery, brief 2007 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

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