Lot 8 of 210:
Max Beckmann The Draftsman in Society 1922  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,560
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Title:
Der Zeichner in Gessellschaft (The Draftsman in Society)

Author:
Beckmann, Max

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Date:
1922

Description:

Drypoint etching. Impression size 32.6x23.6 cm (12¾x9½") on large sheet, approximately 50x35 cm (19½x13¾"). Tipped to matting. From an edition of 100.

Signed at lower right. Glaser 204; Gallwitz 200; Hofmaier 230 III B e. Provenance: The estate of Aaron Sopher, Baltimore artist and associate of Max Beckmann and George Grosz.

Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950) was a painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and writer. Although he is classified as an Expressionist artist, he rejected both the term and the movement. Beckmann achieved great success during the years of the Weimar Republic but his fortunes changed with the rise to power of the Third Reich. His work was considered degenerate by Adolph Hitler and Beckmann was dismissed from his teaching position at the Art School in Frankfurt. He left Germany for the Netherlands and later the United States.


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Condition:
A bit toned; one small repair on reverse; very good.


 
Item number:
273987
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