Max Beckmann. Night (Die Nacht). (1914), dated 1916, published 1918

Max Beckmann

Night (Die Nacht)

(1914), dated 1916, published 1918

plate: 8 13/16 x 10 13/16" (22.4 x 27.5 cm); sheet: 12 7/16 x 18 15/16" (31.6 x 48.1 cm)
Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich
one of 9 known state proofs before the edition of 200 published in the 1918 portfolio Shakespeare-Visions (including 50 printed before steel-facing on "Japan" paper, and 150 printed after steel-facing on laid paper)
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Ernst Beyeler, Basel; to William S. Lieberman, New York, 1950; to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951

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