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Max Klinger (German, 1857–1920)

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Max Klinger (German, 1857–1920)

On the Tracks (Auf den Schienen) (plate 8) from the portfolio On Death, Part I, Opus XI (Vom Tode, Erster Teil, Opus XI)

Date:
(1883, published 1897)
Medium:
Etching and aquatint with chine collé
Dimensions:
plate: 10 1/2 x 7 1/2" (26.6 x 19.1 cm); sheet: 18 7/8 x 14 11/16" (48 x 37.3 cm)
Paper:
White, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
The artist
Printer:
Giesecke & Devrient, Leipzig
Edition:
1st edition, 1889, printed by Ferd. Stecchini, Rome: 20; 2nd edition, 1897, printed by Giesecke & Devrient, Leipzig: 15; 3rd edition, 1897, after steel-facing [this ex.]: unknown; 4th edition, date unknown, published by Verlag Amsler & Ruthardt, Berlin: unknown; 5th edition, 1922, published posthumously by Verlag Amsler & Ruthardt, Berlin: approx. 100; plus an unknown number in the posthumous Klinger portfolio published by J. Hartmann and Fel. Becker, Verlag Klinger-Haus, Leipzig, 1925
Credit Line:
Given anonymously
Reference:
Singer 178 IV.
MoMA Number:
270.1952
Themes:
Death, Fantasy
Techniques:
Intaglio

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