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Edvard Munch, ‘Self-Portrait’, 1895, Christie's
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Edvard Munch

Self-Portrait, 1895

Lithograph on thin cream laid oriental paper
21 1/2 × 15 1/5 in
54.5 × 38.5 cm
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Signed in pencil, a fine, rich impression of Woll’s second state (of four), printed by Lassally, …

Signed in pencil, a fine, rich impression of Woll’s second state (of four), printed by Lassally, Berlin, with wide margins, trimmed slightly irregularly at the upper sheet edge, some mount and light-staining in the margins, a couple of creases in the lower margin, generally in good condition, framed.
Image 460 x 320 …

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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, ‘Self-Portrait’, 1895, Christie's
Edvard Munch, ‘Self-Portrait’, 1895, Christie's
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Signed in pencil, a fine, rich impression of Woll’s second state (of four), printed by Lassally, …

Signed in pencil, a fine, rich impression of Woll’s second state (of four), printed by Lassally, Berlin, with wide margins, trimmed slightly irregularly at the upper sheet edge, some mount and light-staining in the margins, a couple of creases in the lower margin, generally in good condition, framed.
Image 460 x 320 …

Medium
Print
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

Self-Portrait, 1895

Lithograph on thin cream laid oriental paper
21 1/2 × 15 1/5 in
54.5 × 38.5 cm
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