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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Declaration of War (Die Kriegserklärung)

Date:
1914
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 7 13/16 x 9 3/4" (19.8 x 24.8 cm); sheet: 13 1/8 x 17 9/16" (33.3 x 44.6 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, wove (Van Gelder Zonen).
Publisher:
J. B. Neumann, Berlin
Printer:
The artist
Edition:
unique state proof before the edition of 50; plus 7 known trial proofs
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 73. Gallwitz 57. Hofmaier 78 I.
MoMA Number:
302.1951
Themes:
War
Techniques:
Intaglio

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