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Edvard Munch

Gråtende ung kvinne ved sengen (Weeping Young Woman by the Bed), 1930

Lithograph printed in black ink on cream wove paper
15 × 14 in
38.1 × 35.6 cm
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Modernism Inc.
San Francisco
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paper size 25 3/16 x 25 7/16 inches

paper size 25 3/16 x 25 7/16 inches

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Signed "Edvard Munch" in pencil, lower right
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Printed by Anton Peter Nielsen, Kristiania
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.

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paper size 25 3/16 x 25 7/16 inches

paper size 25 3/16 x 25 7/16 inches

Signature
Signed "Edvard Munch" in pencil, lower right
Publisher
Printed by Anton Peter Nielsen, Kristiania
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

Gråtende ung kvinne ved sengen (Weeping Young Woman by the Bed), 1930

Lithograph printed in black ink on cream wove paper
15 × 14 in
38.1 × 35.6 cm
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location
San Francisco
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