November 3, 2016, 10:30 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 480: MAX BECKMANN Der Abend (Selbstbildnis mit den Battenbergs).(32 views)
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Der Abend (Selbstbildnis mit den Battenbergs).
Drypoint on cream laid paper, 1916. 230x172 mm; 9 1/8x6 3/4 inches, full margins. Second state (of 3). Edition of 60. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Verlad der Marées Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., Munich, with the blind stamp lower right. From Gesichter. A superb, richly-inked impression with strong burr.
Beckmann's self-portrait is in the upper left, he has pictured himself with his friends Ugi and Fridel Battenberg. Hofmaier 90.