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Max Pechstein (German, 1881–1955)

Head of a Sailor (Fisherman's Head) (Kopf eines Seemannes [Fischerkopf]) from the portfolio Dedicated to Arno Holz on his 60th Birthday by German Artists (Arno Holz zum sechzigsten Geburtstage, gewidmet von deutschen Künstlern)

Date:
1922
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
composition: 15 13/16 x 11 3/4" (40.1 x 29.8 cm); sheet (irreg.): 16 3/8 x 13 7/16" (41.6 x 34.1 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove Japan.
Publisher:
Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin
Printer:
unknown
Edition:
100; plus 38 for the contributing artists and the publisher; unknown number of proofs outside the edition
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel A. Berger
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
K. (H)269. Not in F. Rifkind 2261. Söhn 310-19.
MoMA Number:
407.1954
Themes:
Primitivism
Techniques:
Woodcut

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