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Max Klinger (German, 1857–1920)

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Max Klinger (German, 1857–1920)

Dreams (Träume) (plate 3) for the portfolio A Life, Opus VIII (Ein Leben, Opus VIII)

Date:
1884 (executed 1883, first published 1884)
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
composition: 10 1/8 x 5 11/16" (25.7 x 14.4 cm); plate: 12 1/8 x 7 1/16" (30.8 x 18 cm); sheet: 24 9/16 x 17 11/16" (62.4 x 44.9 cm)
Paper:
White, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
The artist
Printer:
Otto Felsing, Berlin
Edition:
1st edition, Berlin, 1884, with supplementary suite of 5 rejected plates: 6; 2nd edition, Berlin, 1884: 10; 3rd edition, 1891: 15; 4th edition, after steel-facing, printed by Wilhelm Felsing, Berlin, 1898: unknown; 5th edition, posthumously published by Amsler & Ruthardt, Berlin, 1920, and printed by Otto Felsing, Berlin: approx. 50 [this ex. is a state proof before the 1st edition]
Credit Line:
Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund
Reference:
Singer 129 III.
MoMA Number:
2457.1967
Themes:
Fantasy, Sex
Techniques:
Intaglio

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