Max Beckmann. Woman on a Sofa (Fridel Battenberg) (Frau auf dem Sofa [Fridel Battenberg]). 1916 (published 1918)

Max Beckmann

Woman on a Sofa (Fridel Battenberg) (Frau auf dem Sofa [Fridel Battenberg])

1916 (published 1918)

plate: 5 1/8 x 7" (13 x 17.8 cm); sheet: 9 15/16 x 13 7/8" (25.3 x 35.3 cm)
Verlag Gustav Kiepenheuer, Weimar
Carl Sabo, Berlin
one of 4 known trial proofs before the edition of 10; plus 2 known state proofs
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Heinrich Stinnes (1867-1932), Cologne, December 11, 1920; Heinrich Stinnes Estate; sold through Hollstein & Puppel, Berlin, November 11-12, 1936 (lot 31). E. Erni, Basel, ?. Ernst Beyeler, Basel; to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951

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