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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Orpheus at the Shore II (Orpheus am Meer II) 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 1/2" (19.5 x 16.5 cm); sheet: 9 13/16 x 8 1/8" (25 x 20.7 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 2 known trial proofs
Credit Line:
Gift of J. B. Neumann
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 8. Gallwitz 3 (8). Hofmaier 15 I B b. Rifkind 123 8. Feilchenfeldt-Brandis 84.0.B
MoMA Number:
9.1932
Themes:
Literary Subjects
Techniques:
Lithography

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