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Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950) Mink, Frontal, with Elaborate Coiffure

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950)

Mink, Frontal, with Elaborate Coiffure, 1913, total edition of 130 plus proofs (Hofmaier, 63). Signed "Beckmann" in pencil l.r. Drypoint on wove paper, plate size 6 3/4 x 5 in. (17.0 x 12.6 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 3 3/4 inches or more, mat burn, light-struck, staining to upper edge (from tape hinging facing and backing mats).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sheet size 16 9/16 x 13 in. (42.0 x 33.0 cm). Rippling to image. Work is hinged to back mat with linen tape or similar in two places along the top edge. There is staining from brown paper hinges (used to join the window mat to the back mat) along top edge, both sides of sheet. A few scattered, minor stray marks, perhaps rubs of pastel pigment, to the reverse.

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