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Pan-Presse (Verlag Paul Cassirer)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Orpheus before Pluto and Proserpina (Orpheus vor Pluto und Proserpina) from the illustrated book Eurydikes Wiederkehr, Drei Gesänge (The Return of Eurydice, Three Cantos)

Author:
Johannes Guthmann
Date:
(1909)
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
composition: 7 15/16 x 6 11/16" (20.1 x 17 cm); sheet: 9 13/16 x 8 1/8" (24.9 x 20.7 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove, "japan" (Strathmore).
Publisher:
Pan-Presse (Verlag Paul Cassirer)
Printer:
Pan-Presse, Berlin
Edition:
60 (including 25 on Japan paper, and 35 on "japan" paper (Strathmore) [this ex.]); plus 1 known trial proof
Credit Line:
Gift of J. B. Neumann
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 5. Gallwitz 3 (5). Hofmaier 12 II b. Rifkind 123 5. Feilchenfeldt-Brandis 84.0.B
MoMA Number:
7.1932
Themes:
Literary Subjects
Techniques:
Lithography

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