Edvard Munch, ‘Døden og kvinnen (Death and the Woman)’, 1894, John Szoke
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Edvard Munch

Døden og kvinnen (Death and the Woman), 1894

Drypoint
12 × 8 1/2 in
30.5 × 21.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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John Szoke
New York

Drypoint printed in black ink on Japan paper
From the second (final) state
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Edvard Munch
Norwegian, 1863–1944
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A recognized forerunner of Expressionism, Norwegian painter and printmaker Edvard Munch is renowned for his representations of emotion. Associated with the international development of Symbolism, Munch experimented with many different themes, palettes, and styles of drawing. Though stylistically influenced by Paul Gauguin and the Nabis, Munch’s subjects are drawn from his Scandinavian roots and his own tortured psyche. His most famous painting, The Scream (1893), illustrates a tormented cry translated into waves of color that resonate across the landscape. Though based on Munch’s own experience, The Scream has become an instantly recognizable symbol of anxiety and alienation. Often reworking his paintings into etchings and lithographs, Munch was also one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century—he took an experimental approach to printmaking and contributed to the revival of the woodcut.

Edvard Munch, ‘Døden og kvinnen (Death and the Woman)’, 1894, John Szoke
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John Szoke
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Drypoint printed in black ink on Japan paper
From the second (final) state
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Signed by the printer in pencil, lower left
Printed by Otto Felsing, Berlin
Image: 12 x 8 1/2 inches
Sheet: 19 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches
Framed: 24 3/4 x 21 inches

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right Signed by the printer in pencil, lower left
Edvard Munch
Norwegian, 1863–1944
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A recognized forerunner of Expressionism, Norwegian painter and printmaker Edvard Munch is renowned for his representations of emotion. Associated with the international development of Symbolism, Munch experimented with many different themes, palettes, and styles of drawing. Though stylistically influenced by Paul Gauguin and the Nabis, Munch’s subjects are drawn from his Scandinavian roots and his own tortured psyche. His most famous painting, The Scream (1893), illustrates a tormented cry translated into waves of color that resonate across the landscape. Though based on Munch’s own experience, The Scream has become an instantly recognizable symbol of anxiety and alienation. Often reworking his paintings into etchings and lithographs, Munch was also one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century—he took an experimental approach to printmaking and contributed to the revival of the woodcut.

Edvard Munch

Døden og kvinnen (Death and the Woman), 1894

Drypoint
12 × 8 1/2 in
30.5 × 21.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
New York
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