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Max Beckmann (German, 1884ā€“1950)

Theater from the portfolio Faces (Gesichter)

Date:
(1916, published 1919)
Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 5 1/16 x 7 1/16" (12.8 x 18 cm); sheet: 7 3/16 x 9 5/8" (18.3 x 24.5 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 5 known state proofs and 3 known trial proofs; Posthumous edition, 1973: 135 (including 40 on "Japan" paper numbered through XL/XL; 80 on wove paper, numbered through 80/80; 5 hors commerce on "Japan" paper, numbered HCI-HCV; and 10 hors commerce on wove paper, numbered HC1-HC10)
Credit Line:
Purchase
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Glaser 83. Gallwitz 66 c. Hofmaier 89 III B b.
MoMA Number:
292.1951
Themes:
City Life, Dance & Leisure
Techniques:
Intaglio

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