Marcus Behmer

Tod im Baum 

(Death in the Tree),

linocut, 1904


Marcus Behmer (Weimar 1879-1958 Berlin)

"Tod im Baum" ("Death in the Tree")

brown linocut on Japanese laid paper

15,4 × 14,8 cm (sheet 16,9 × 15,1 cm) 


below in pencil dedicated ("fuer Edwin Redslob"), dated ("11.IV.04"), and signed ("Marcus Behmer")


Outstanding hand print by the artist with a small margin. There was probably no edition. Very rare.

Edwin Redslob (Weimar 1884-1973 West Berlin) was a German art historian, cultural politician, publicist and university rector.  From 1920 to 1933, he was the Reichskunstwart, the public official who was responsible for all official measures that affected artistic questions.


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