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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Morgue (Das Leichenhaus)

Date:
1915 (published 1918)
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 10 1/8 x 14 1/16" (25.7 x 35.7 cm); sheet (irreg.): 14 11/16 x 21 1/4" (37.3 x 54 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove Japan.
Publisher:
Paul Cassirer, Berlin
Printer:
probably Pan-Presse, Berlin
Edition:
one of 9 known state proofs before the edition of 20; plus 1 known trial proof
Credit Line:
Purchase
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 75. Gallwitz 59. Hofmaier 83 III.
MoMA Number:
589.1956
Themes:
Death
Techniques:
Intaglio

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