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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Lovers I (Liebespaar I) from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1916, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 9 3/8 x 11 3/4" (23.8 x 29.8 cm); sheet: 11 3/4 x 14 1/2" (29.8 x 36.9 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, laid.
Publisher:
Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich
Printer:
Franz Hanfstaengl, Munich
Edition:
First edition, 1919: 100 (including 40 printed before steel-facing on "Japan" paper, and 60 printed after steel-facing on laid paper [this ex.]); plus 1 known state proof and 3 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1966: 110
Credit Line:
Purchase
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 81. Gallwitz 65 b. Hofmaier 88 II B b.
MoMA Number:
288.1951
Themes:
Sex, War
Techniques:
Intaglio

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