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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Evening (Self-Portrait with the Battenbergs) [Der Abend (Selbstbildnis mit den Battenbergs)] from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1916, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 9 7/16 x 7" (23.9 x 17.8 cm); sheet: 11 15/16 x 9 1/2" (30.4 x 24.1 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 proofs and 3 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1973: 205 (including 40 on "Japan" paper numbered through XL/XL; 150 on wove paper, numbered through 150/150; 5 hors commerce on "Japan" paper, numbered HCI-HCV; and 10 hors commerce on wove paper, numbered HC1-HC10)
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 84. Gallwitz 67. Hofmaier 90 II B b. Rifkind 131.
MoMA Number:
294.1951
Themes:
City Life, Portraits
Techniques:
Intaglio

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