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Paula Modersohn-Becker (German, 1876–1907)

Portrait of a Peasant Woman (Bildnis einer Bäuerin)

Date:
(c. 1899-1902, printed 1922-23)
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
plate: 4 x 5 1/2" (10.1 x 14 cm); sheet: 10 5/8 x 13" (27 x 33 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, wove.
Publisher:
unknown
Printer:
Otto Felsing, Berlin
Edition:
posthumous edition (1913-14): small number printed on "China paper" by Otto Felsing, Berlin, and published by Horenverlag; posthumous edition (1922-23 and after): an unknown number printed on "Bütten" paper by Otto Felsing, Berlin, or Herbert Jaeckel, Worpswede; plus few impressions printed during the artist's lifetime
Credit Line:
Larry Aldrich Fund
Reference:
Pauli 5. Stoermer 49. Werner 6II.
MoMA Number:
128.1954
Themes:
Portraits
Techniques:
Intaglio

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