September 15, 2021 10:00 EST

Art and Design

 
  Lot 13
 

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Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950)
Lovers II (Liebespaar II), plate 5 from the Gesichter portfolio

1918, pencil signed bottom right, titled and dated 'Liebespaar 18' bottom left, one of 40 proofs before steel-facing (there were also 60 steel-faced proofs in this edition) (Hofmaier's state II.B.a. of II.D.), with wide margins, Verlag der Marées Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich, publisher and with their blindstamp. Drypoint etching on Japan paper.
image: 8 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (21.5 x 25.4cm)
sheet: 12 3/8 x 12 15/16 in. (31.5 x 32.8cm)
[Hofmaier, 126, II.B.a.]

Provenance

Property from the Estate of Gabriele Lee.

Sold for $4,095
Estimated at $2,500 - $4,000


 

1918, pencil signed bottom right, titled and dated 'Liebespaar 18' bottom left, one of 40 proofs before steel-facing (there were also 60 steel-faced proofs in this edition) (Hofmaier's state II.B.a. of II.D.), with wide margins, Verlag der Marées Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich, publisher and with their blindstamp. Drypoint etching on Japan paper.
image: 8 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (21.5 x 25.4cm)
sheet: 12 3/8 x 12 15/16 in. (31.5 x 32.8cm)
[Hofmaier, 126, II.B.a.]

Provenance

Property from the Estate of Gabriele Lee.

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