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Max Beckmann. Sleeping Couple (Schlafende). (1917, published 1920)

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Sleeping Couple (Schlafende)

Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

(1917, published 1920). Drypoint, plate: 7 3/16 x 5 1/2" (18.3 x 14 cm); sheet: 12 13/16 x 9 5/16" (32.5 x 23.6 cm). Purchase

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Karl Lang, Darmstadt; acquired by Heinrich Stinnes (1867-1932), Cologne, September, 1921; Heinrich Stinnes Estate; sold through Hollstein & Puppel, Berlin, November 11-12, 1936 (lot 32). Ernst Beyeler, Basel; to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951

Sleeping Couple

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