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Old Woman, posthumous printing after 1919 by Felsing

Etching and aquatint
11 9/16 × 9 13/16 in
29.4 × 24.9 cm
Permanent collection
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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plate: 19.1 x 14.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)  sheet: 29.4 x 25 cm (11 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
plate: 19.1 x 14.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)  sheet: 29.4 x 25 cm (11 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Paula Modersohn-Becker
German, 1876–1907
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A pioneer of modern art in Europe and the first woman to paint a full-length nude self-portrait, Paula Modersohn-Becker favored simple forms and complex textures created by scratching into sculpted paint on canvas. Modersohn-Becker trained under Fritz Mackensen in the Worpswede artists’ colony, alongside artists such …

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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plate: 19.1 x 14.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)  sheet: 29.4 x 25 cm (11 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
plate: 19.1 x 14.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)  sheet: 29.4 x 25 cm (11 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Image rights
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Paula Modersohn-Becker
German, 1876–1907
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A pioneer of modern art in Europe and the first woman to paint a full-length nude self-portrait, …

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A pioneer of modern art in Europe and the first woman to paint a full-length nude self-portrait, Paula Modersohn-Becker favored simple forms and complex textures created by scratching into sculpted paint on canvas. Modersohn-Becker trained under Fritz Mackensen in the Worpswede artists’ colony, alongside artists such …

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Old Woman, posthumous printing after 1919 by Felsing

Etching and aquatint
11 9/16 × 9 13/16 in
29.4 × 24.9 cm
Permanent collection
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