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Gerhard Marcks (German, 1889–1981)

The Big Fish (Der große Fisch) from Jonah (Jona)

Date:
(1950)
Medium:
One from an illustrated book with ten woodcuts (including duplicate of title page on front cover)
Dimensions:
composition (irreg.): 2 5/16 x 5" (5.9 x 12.7 cm); page: 12 15/16 x 9 3/16" (32.9 x 23.4 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
Grillen-Presse, Hamburg
Printer:
Richard von Sichowsky, Hamburg
Edition:
1st edition: 300 [this ex.]; 2nd edition, posthumously printed in 1982: 380
Credit Line:
The Louis E. Stern Collection
Copyright:
© 2016 Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen, Germany
Reference:
Lammek H485-5.
MoMA Number:
913.1964.5
Themes:
Literary Subjects
Techniques:
Woodcut

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