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

Sleeping Couple (Schlafende)

(1917, published 1920)
Not on view
Medium
Drypoint
Dimensions
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)
Publisher
Verlag Karl Lang, Darmstadt
Printer
unknown
Edition
50 (including 10 on Japan paper [this ex.] and 40 on wove paper); plus 3 known state proofs
Credit
Purchase
Object number
555.1951
Copyright
© 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Provenance information
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

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