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Max Beckmann

Frau bei der Toilette mit roten und weissen Lilien (Woman at Her Toilette with Red and White Lilies), 1938

Oil on canvas
43 1/2 × 25 3/4 in
110.5 × 65.4 cm
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco
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Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, Germany
Max Beckmann
German, 1884–1950
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Leading Modernist painter, printmaker, draftsman, and writer Max Beckmann began his career working in the traditional style but came to be linked with Expressionism, as well as the Neue Sachlichkeit's contemporary social criticism. Devoted to figuration, Beckmann repeatedly used the theater, circus, history, mythology, and religion as allegories for human tragedy. Among his many self-portraits is 1938's Self-Portrait With Horn, painted after he fled Nazi Germany. Typical of his work's intense color, emotion, and metaphysical quality, it shows the artist in a vivid orange and black gown with a deeply furrowed brow.

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
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Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Painting
Image rights
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, Germany
Max Beckmann
German, 1884–1950
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Leading Modernist painter, printmaker, draftsman, and writer Max Beckmann began his career working in the traditional style but came to be linked with Expressionism, as well as the Neue Sachlichkeit's contemporary social criticism. Devoted to figuration, Beckmann repeatedly used the theater, circus, history, mythology, and religion as allegories for human tragedy. Among his many self-portraits is 1938's Self-Portrait With Horn, painted after he fled Nazi Germany. Typical of his work's intense color, emotion, and metaphysical quality, it shows the artist in a vivid orange and black gown with a deeply furrowed brow.

Max Beckmann

Frau bei der Toilette mit roten und weissen Lilien (Woman at Her Toilette with Red and White Lilies), 1938

Oil on canvas
43 1/2 × 25 3/4 in
110.5 × 65.4 cm
Permanent collection
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