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Ernst Barlach (German, 1870–1938)

Loving Reverence (Verliebte Reverenz) (plate 20) from the supplementary suite accompanying the deluxe edition of the illustrated book Walpurgis Night (Walpurgisnacht)

Author:
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Date:
(c. 1920/22, published 1923)
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
composition: 3 1/16 x 3 1/2" (7.8 x 8.9 cm); sheet: 5 9/16 x 6 1/4" (14.2 x 15.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove Japan.
Publisher:
Paul Cassirer, Berlin
Printer:
Pan-Presse, Berlin
Printer of Text:
Poeschel & Trepte, Leipzig
Edition:
120; plus 10 h.c.
Credit Line:
Purchase
Reference:
Schult II, 223. Laur 74.21. Söhn 265-4. Feilchenfeldt/Brandis 70 and 193.5. Rifkind 101.20.
MoMA Number:
288.1950
Themes:
Nude
Techniques:
Woodcut
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