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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Family Scene (Beckmann Family) [Familienszene (Familie Beckmann)] from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1918, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 12 1/16 x 10 5/16" (30.6 x 26.2 cm); sheet: 17 11/16 x 14 9/16" (45 x 37 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 4 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1966: 110 (including 30 on "Japan" paper and 80 on wove paper)
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 108. Gallwitz 98. Hofmaier 127 B b.
MoMA Number:
286.1951
Themes:
City Life
Techniques:
Intaglio

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