Max Beckmann, ‘ITALIENERIN’, 1923, Print, Drypoint, Jörg Maass Kunsthandel
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Max Beckmann

ITALIENERIN, 1923

Drypoint
22 in diameter
55.9 cm diameter
Location
Berlin, New York City, Basel
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Jörg Maass Kunsthandel
Berlin, New York City, +1 more

Signed and inscribed. Before the edition of at least 10 impressions on Japan and 25 on laid paper. …

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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, ‘ITALIENERIN’, 1923, Print, Drypoint, Jörg Maass Kunsthandel
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Jörg Maass Kunsthandel
Berlin, New York City, +1 more

Signed and inscribed. Before the edition of at least 10 impressions on Japan and 25 on laid paper. On firm and rough-textured Japan.

Medium
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

ITALIENERIN, 1923

Drypoint
22 in diameter
55.9 cm diameter
Location
Berlin, New York City, Basel
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