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    Sale 2019

    Prints and Multiples

    31 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    MAX BECKMANN

    The Tight Rope Walkers, from Jahrmarkt (H. 198)

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    MAX BECKMANN
    The Tight Rope Walkers, from Jahrmarkt (H. 198)
    drypoint, 1921, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 125 (there was also a deluxe edition of 75 in Roman numerals on Japon), published by Marées Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich, with their blindstamp, with full margins, light- and time staining, a few pinpoint foxmarks in places, glue remains in places at the sheet edges (with associated staining and skinning), otherwise in good condition
    P. 10¼ x 10 in. (260 x 254 mm.)
    S. 20¾ x 14 7/8 in. (527 x 378 mm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the edmundson art foundation, Inc., sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund