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Franz Marc (German, 1880–1916)

Tigers (Tiger)

Date:
(1912)
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
composition (irreg.): 7 7/8 x 9 1/2" (20 x 24.1 cm); sheet: 11 1/4 x 14 1/8" (28.6 x 35.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, laid Japan.
Publisher:
Verlag Der Sturm, Berlin
Printer:
The artist
Edition:
unknown (approx. 10-15) [this ex.]; 10 signed and numbered, published by Verlag Der Sturm, Berlin; plus an unknown number, printed in black, in the periodical Der Sturm, vol. 3, no. 132 (October 1912); and 135 (including 25 printed by Heinrich Campendonk on Japan paper, 100 printed by Tiegelpresse on "Bütten" paper, and 10 hors-commerce) posthumously published by Roland Verlag, Munich, 1919, in the deluxe edition of the illustrated book Buch der Toten; plus a posthumous edition of 30 issued by Otto Stangl, Munich, and printed by Gerhard Köhler, Baden-Baden, in 1984
Credit Line:
Purchase
Reference:
Schardt VII-1912-2. Lankheit 833/1. Söhn 53920-2. Söhn 507-1. Rifkind 1830.
MoMA Number:
348.1951
Themes:
Nature, Primitivism
Techniques:
Woodcut

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