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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Dostoyevsky II (Dostojewski II) from the first Ganymede-Portfolio (erste Ganymed-Mappe)

Date:
(1921)
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 6 5/8 x 4 3/4" (16.9 x 12 cm); sheet: 13 3/4 x 10 5/8" (35 x 27 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, laid.
Publisher:
Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich
Printer:
Franz Hanfstaengl, Munich
Edition:
Portfolio edition, 1921: 200 [this ex.]; plus 15 h.c.; Book edition, Das dritte Jahrbuch der Marées-Gesellschaft [Third Year-book of the Marées-Gesellschaft], 1921: 1150; plus 40 h.c.; plus 5 known trial proofs; First posthumous edition, 1966: 110 (including 30 on "Japan" paper, and 80 on wove paper); Second posthumous edition, 1984: 250, in the reprint of the illustrated book Ebbi
Credit Line:
Larry Aldrich Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 163. Gallwitz 160. Hofmaier 187 B a. Rifkind 137. Söhn 116-2.
MoMA Number:
211.1952
Themes:
Literary Subjects, Portraits
Techniques:
Intaglio

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