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Franz Marc (German, 1880–1916)

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Franz Marc (German, 1880–1916)

Birth of the Wolves (Geburt der Wölfe)

Date:
(1913)
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
composition (irreg.): 9 13/16 x 7 3/8" (25 x 18.7 cm); sheet: 16 7/16 x 11 3/4" (41.7 x 29.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, laid Japan.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
The artist
Edition:
unknown (approx. 10-15) [this ex.]; plus a posthumous edition of 30 issued by Otto Stangl, Munich, and printed by Gerhard Köhler, Baden-Baden, in 1984
Credit Line:
Katherine S. Dreier Bequest
Reference:
Schardt VII-1913-3. Lankheit 841.
MoMA Number:
264.1953
Themes:
Primitivism
Techniques:
Woodcut

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