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Ein neuer Totentanz (A New Dance of Death)

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Alfred Kubin (Austrian, 1877–1959)

Death and the Poor Man (Der Tod und der Arme) from Ein neuer Totentanz (A New Dance of Death)

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Author:
with introduction by Werner Wachsmuth
Date:
1947 (reproduced drawing executed 1938)
Medium:
Photolithographic reproduction after pen and ink drawing
Dimensions:
Page: 16 9/16 x 11 5/8" (42 x 29.5 cm); overall: 16 5/8 x 11 15/16 x 11/16" (42.3 x 30.3 x 1.7 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
Wiener Verlag, Vienna
Printer:
Leopold Hoffmann, Vienna
Edition:
5000 (including a deluxe edition of 150, signed and numbered; and a regular edition of 4850 [this ex.])
Credit Line:
The Louis E. Stern Collection
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Horodisch D18. Raabe 644. Marks A 182.
MoMA Number:
867.1964.7
Themes:
Dance & Leisure, Death, Fantasy
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