Max Klinger

Various etchings and aquatints

outside of the major portfolios,

trial proofs, 1880-1920

 

Max Klinger (1857-1920) 


"Hexe und Fledermaus" ["Witch and Bat"]

1880

aquatint on rolled China paper

12 x 22,9 cm (plate), 31 x 43,5 cm (sheet)

trial proof

Singer (catalogue raisonne) 259

 

Max Klinger (1857-1920) 


"Blick aus dem Atelierfenster" ["View from the Studio Window"]

1890

drypoint etching and copperplate engraving on laid paper with watermark "Doppelköpfiger Adler"

20,8 x 31,5 cm (plate), 25 x 37,6 cm (sheet)

trial proof

signed in pencil lower right: "M Klinger"

Singer (catalogue raisonne) 270


outstanding print, dark in tone, highlighted in places, with a wide margin around the platemark


Condition: a slight crease in the lower right corner; minimal tears on the upper edge; paper slightly darkened; otherwise fine copy.


Provenance:


Eberhard Wolfram Grieb (1947-1990), Reutlingen, stamped on recto (not in Lugt)

Karl & Faber, auction 181, 28./29. May 1991, lot 321;
Private ownership, Munich

Karl & Faber, auction 181, May 28-19, 1991, lot 321


Private Collection, Munich


Discussion:


Hans Singer only knew three copies, but, according to the Klinger collector C. Schirren, another edition of 30 copies were printed. 

Eberhard Wolfram Grieb (1947-1990), Reutlingen, stamped on recto (not in Lugt);

Karl & Faber, auction 181, 28./29. May 1991, lot 321;
Private ownership, Munich.
Karl & Faber, auction 181, 28./29. May 1991, lot 321;
Private ownership, Munich

Eberhard Wolfram Grieb (1947-1990), Reutlingen, stamped on recto (not in Lugt);

Karl & Faber, auction 181, 28./29. May 1991, lot 321;
Private ownership, Munich.

 

Contact:
Jack Daulton
The Jack Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California
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