Current Inventory by Max Beckmann

Adam and Eve

Artist: Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann (1884-1950), Adam and Eve Year: 1917 Method: drypoint Annotation: signed in pencil and numbered “17” Reference: Hofmaier 110 State: Hofmaier’s third (definitive) state, edition Bc (of Bc) Size: with full margins, 8 7/8 x 6 3/4, the sheet 17 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches Paper: laid Van Zander paper, with their watermark and shield Edition: The total edition was 50; no first state proofs are known, a few second state proofs are known. Notes: A superb clear black impression of this astonishing composition, with the burr from the drypoint work vivid and effective. Provenance: ex. Collection: St. Louis […]

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The Barker (Self Portrait)

Artist: Max Beckmann
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Max Beckmann (1884-1950), The Barker (Self Portrait), drypoint, 1921, from Der Jahrmarkt. Reference: Hofmaier 191 IIB.b. From the edition of 125 on wove paper (there was also an edition of 75 on Japan). With the blindstamp of Mariees Gesellschaft, Munich. In very good condition, the full sheet, with deckle edges, 13 1/8 x 10 1/2, the sheet 20 3/4 x 15 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression. Only a few proofs were made of the first state; in the second state Beckmann strengthened some of the letters in the sign at the left but made no changes to the composition. Four […]

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Spring

Artist: Max Beckmann
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Max Beckmann, Spring (Fruling) (also known as Street in Frankfort), etching and drypoint, 1918, signed lower right. Reference: Hofmaier 133IIb, from the edition of 60 on laid paper; another 40 were on Japan. Plate 13 of Gesichter (Faces), as published byR. Piper, Marees-Gesellschaft, and with their stamp bottom right hand corner. In very good condition, on an ivory  laid paper, the full sheet, 11 3/4 x 7 3/4, the sheet 14 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches. Printed by Franz Hanfstaengel, Munich, archival window matting. A fine fresh impression.  This is an impression of the second state (of two); only one […]

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