Max Klinger

Opus VIII: A Life (Ein Leben)

etchings and aquatints on paper

trial proofs outside The Stinnes Portfolio

1883-84

 

Max Klinger (1857-1920) 


"Verführung" ["Temptation"]

1884

etching and aquatint on paper

41 x 21,6 cm (plate)

rare trial proof of the third state (before letters)

signed and dated in pencil lower left: M. Klinger. 10. April 1884

inscribed by the artist in pencil below: 3 Zustand 6 Druck. No. 4, Verführung.

The Daulton Collection


Singer (catalogue raisonne) 130 III


A rare trial proof of Plate 4 from Klinger's Ein Leben cycle, outside of The Heinrich Stinnes Portfolio owned by The Daulton Collection.  (The Stinnes Portfolio also includes a proof impression of the third state.)

Max Klinger (1857-1920) 


"Prefacio I" ["Prefazio I"]

1884

etching on soft laid Japan

29,8 x 25 cm  (11 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.) (plate); 22 3/4 x 17 1/4 in. (sheet)

rare trial proof of the first state

signed and dated in pencil: M. Klinger. 20. Jan. 84. Berlin

inscribed by the artist in pencil: 1.Z.3.Dr. [State 1, Impression 3]

The Daulton Collection


Singer (catalogue raisonne) 127 I.  Hans Singer knew of only three impressions of the first state.


A rare trial proof of Plate 1 from Klinger's Ein Leben cycle, outside of The Heinrich Stinnes Portfolio owned by The Daulton Collection.  (The Stinnes Portfolio includes a proof impression of the second state.)

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The Jack Daulton Collection
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