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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Two Auto Officers (Zwei Autooffiziere) from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1915, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 4 3/4 x 7" (12 x 17.8 cm); sheet: 7 3/16 x 8 7/8" (18.2 x 22.6 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 5 known trial proofs
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 76. Gallwitz 60. Hofmaier 84 B b.
MoMA Number:
298.1951
Themes:
Portraits, War
Techniques:
Intaglio

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