Lot 12: Max Beckmann Society 1915 1st state

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PBA Galleries

2016-08-19 14:36:25

Lot 12

Author: Beckmann, Max;

Title: Gesellschaft (Society);

Place Published: N/A;

Publisher: N/A;

Date Published: 1915;

Description: Original drypoint etching. Impression size 26x32 cm (10¼x12½") on a larger sheet, approximately 36.5x51 cm (14¾x20"). Tipped to card backing.Signed in pencil at the lower right. A depiction of a party at the home of the Battenberg family. This state, the first, without "1 Zustand" at lower left, and without the fish on the plate in the foreground. Gallwitz 63. Hofmaier, 86 I. Provenance: The estate of Aaron Sopher, Baltimore artist and associate of Max Beckmann and George Grosz.Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Edges lightly worn, mounting tape at top edge on rear; a bit toned overall, light matte-burn; very good.

Estimate: $5000-8000

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