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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Self-Portrait (Selbstbildnis) from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1918, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 11 x 10 1/8" (27.9 x 25.7 cm); sheet: 17 3/4 x 14" (45.1 x 35.6 cm)
Paper:
Cream, slightly textured, laid.
Publisher:
Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich
Printer:
Franz Hanfstaengl, Munich
Edition:
First edition, 1919: 100 (including 40 printed before steel-facing on "Japan" paper, and 60 printed after steel-facing on laid paper [this ex.]; plus 3 known state proofs and 3 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1966: 110 (including 30 on "Japan" paper and 80 on wove paper)
Credit Line:
Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 118. Gallwitz 108 b. Hofmaier 137 II B b.
MoMA Number:
260.1940
Themes:
Portraits
Techniques:
Intaglio

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