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Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950)

Madhouse (Irrenhaus) from Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1918, published 1919)
Medium:
One from a portfolio of nineteen drypoints
Dimensions:
plate: 10 1/4 x 12 1/16" (26 x 30.7 cm); sheet: 14 9/16 x 14 7/16" (37 x 36.7 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 2 known state proofs and 5 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1966: 110 (including 30 on "Japan" paper and 80 on wove paper)
Credit Line:
Purchase
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 116. Gallwitz 106. Hofmaier 135 III B b.
MoMA Number:
287.1951
Themes:
City Life
Techniques:
Intaglio

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