“It often happened that 3‒4 canvases were pulled over each other when I had no stretcher frame,” Kirchner wrote in 1918 about his work. So this “Scene in the café” was underneath the later painting “Sledding in the Snow”. It only came to light during a technological investigation at the Atelier für Gemälderestaurierung.
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