Max Beckmann prints for sale

German, 1884-1950

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Merry-go-Round (Das Karussell) -  BECKMANN

Merry-go-Round (Das Karussell)
Drypoint, 1921, Hofmaier 197IIb, Glaser 172, Gallwitz 169; edition 125. 10 3/8 x 10 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The embossed stamp of the publisher, Verlag der Marées Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich, is in the lower right margin. This stellar work is plate 7 from Der Jahrmarkt (The Annual Fair) series. According to Hofmaier, the upper of the couples at left is probably a self-portrait with Minna Beckmann-Tube, the first wife of the artist.

The Draftsman in Society (Der Zeichner in Gesellschaft) -  BECKMANN

The Draftsman in Society (Der Zeichner in Gesellschaft)
Drypoint, 1922, Hofmaier 230 (IIIb/III), Glaser 204, Gallwitz 200; edition of 50 unnumbered on Japan paper. 12 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in pencil lower right. This is a superb, rich impression printed on cream-colored Japan paper. The margins are full with a deckle edge on all sides. The condition is fine. This work was published by Verlag R. Piper & Co., Munich, 1922. The man drawing is the painter and printmaker Rudolph Grossmann (1882-1941) who Beckmann probably met at the Berlin home of Karl and Johanna Loeb.

The Theatre Lobby (Das Theatrefoyer) -  BECKMANN

The Theatre Lobby (Das Theatrefoyer)
Lithograph, 1922, Hofmaier 220B, Glaser 188, Gallwitz 189b; edition 100. 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This is one of the best works from Beckmann's Berliner Reise series (Trip to Berlin), (Plate 8). The series of ten lithographs was published by J.B. Neumann in Berlin. Beckmann was living in Frankfurt and went to Berlin to create these large, memorable prints. The series was conceived as a sequel to the 1919 series Hell (Die Hölle).

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