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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

The Large Operation (Grosse Operation) from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(c. 1914, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 11 3/4 x 17 1/2" (29.9 x 44.5 cm); sheet: 14 9/16 x 20 9/16" (37 x 52.2 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, laid.
Publisher:
Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich
Printer:
Franz Hanfstaengl, Munich
Edition:
100 (including 40 printed before steel-facing on Japan paper, and 60 printed after steel-facing on laid paper [this ex.]); plus 10 known state proofs and 2 known trial proofs
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 71. Gallwitz 55 c. Hofmaier 81 VI B b.
MoMA Number:
300.1951
Themes:
War
Techniques:
Intaglio

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