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    Prints and Multiples

    31 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 58

    MAX BECKMANN (1884-1950)

    Portrait of Reinhard Piper (Hofmaier 163)

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    MAX BECKMANN (1884-1950)
    Portrait of Reinhard Piper (Hofmaier 163)
    drypoint, 1920, on Van Gelder Zonen, signed in pencil, numbered 4/20 (from the part edition of 20 numbered by Günther Franke, the total edition was 100 plus 50 on Japon), with full margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, occasional pinpoint foxmarks throughout, occasional creasing, tape and glue remains at the reverse of the sheet corners (slightly showing through), otherwise in good condition
    P. 11½ x 5½ in. (292 x 140 mm.)
    S. 18 1/8 x 11 3/8 in. (460 x 289 mm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Dr. Gerhard Straus