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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Portrait of Reinhard Piper (Bildnis Reinhard Piper)

Date:
(1920, published c. 1921)
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 11 13/16 x 5 13/16" (30 x 14.8 cm); sheet (irreg.): 18 1/4 x 11 7/16" (46.3 x 29 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, laid (Van Gelder).
Publisher:
R. Piper & Co., Munich
Printer:
Franz Hanfstaengl, Munich
Edition:
158 (including 8 hors-commerce proofs on thin, orange or blue-green "Japan" paper; 50 on "Japan" paper, and 100 on laid paper [this ex.]); plus 1 known state proof and 5 known trial proofs
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel A. Berger
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 140. Gallwitz 134. Hofmaier 163 II B e. Rifkind 134.
MoMA Number:
297.1954
Themes:
Literary Subjects, Portraits
Techniques:
Intaglio

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