Der Zeichner in Gesellechaft (The Draftsman in Society)

Max Beckmann
Date
1922
Description

Der Zeichner in Gesellechaft (The Draftsman in Society)
Drypoint, 1922
Signed in pencil in lower right corner
Printed on handmade japan paper with deckled edges
Preferred edition of 50, regular edition 100 on wove paper
Image: 12 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches
Frame: 22 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches
Condition: Slight mat staining
Framed under plexi with mat in a thin gilt wood frame
Reference: Hoffmaier 230 iii/III
Note: The artist drawing is Rudolf Grossman (1882-1941), a figure known for his adept draughtsmanship, and his habit of drawing wherever he found himself. The seated figure with glasses just to the right of Grossman is the Munich painter Rolf E. von Hoerschelmann (1885-1947).
Provenance: Stephen Mazoh & Co. Inc (label)
John Popplestone (1928-2013)

Size
12 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches
Price
$7,500