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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Illustration for Chapter Two (Illustration zu Kapitel Zwei) from Die Fürstin (The Duchess)

Date:
(1917, published 1918)
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
Plate: 7 3/8 x 5 1/16" (18.8 x 12.8 cm); sheet: 10 7/16 x 7 13/16" (26.5 x 19.9 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, wove (Zanders).
Publisher:
Verlag Gustav Kiepenheuer, Weimar
Printer:
Carl Sabo, Berlin
Edition:
500; plus 3 known state proofs
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Bertha M. Slattery
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 101 (3). Gallwitz 89 (3). Hofmaier 113 III B. Rifkind 132-3.
MoMA Number:
209.1952
Themes:
Literary Subjects, Nude, Sex
Techniques:
Intaglio

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