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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

The Departure of Orpheus from his Mother (Abschied Orpheus' von der Mutter) from the illustrated book Eurydikes Wiederkehr, Drei Gesänge (The Return of Eurydice, Three Cantos)

Author:
Johannes Guthmann
Date:
(1909)
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
composition (irreg.): 7 11/16 x 6 3/4" (19.6 x 17.2 cm); sheet: 9 13/16 x 8 3/16" (25 x 20.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove "japan" (Strathmore).
Publisher:
Pan-Presse (Verlag Paul Cassirer), Berlin
Printer:
Pan-Presse, Berlin
Edition:
60 (including 25 on Japan paper, and 35 on "japan" paper (Strathmore) [this ex.]); plus 4 known state proofs
Credit Line:
Gift of J. B. Neumann
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 3. Gallwitz 3 (3). Hofmaier 10 II b. Rifkind 123 3. Feilchenfeldt-Brandis 84.0.B
MoMA Number:
8.1932
Themes:
Literary Subjects
Techniques:
Lithography

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