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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Theater for the portfolio Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
1916 (published 1919)
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 5 x 6 7/8" (12.7 x 17.5 cm); sheet: 9 1/2 x 12 7/8" (24.1 x 32.7 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, laid.
Publisher:
Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich
Printer:
unknown
Edition:
First edition, 1919: 100 (including 40 printed before steel-facing on "Japan" paper and 60 printed after steel-facing on laid paper); plus 5 known state proofs [this ex.] and 3 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1973: 135 (including 40 on "Japan" paper numbered through XL/XL; 80 on wove paper, numbered through 80/80; 5 hors commerce on "Japan" paper, numbered HCI-HCV; and 10 hors commerce on wove paper, numbered HC1-HC10)
Credit Line:
Purchase
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 83. Gallwitz 66 b. Hofmaier 89 II.
MoMA Number:
553.1951
Themes:
City Life, Dance & Leisure, Sex
Techniques:
Intaglio

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