Max Klinger

Philosoph (Philosopher)

etching and aquatint on paper

trial proof, 4th state, 1910


Max Klinger (1857-1920) 

"Philosoph" ["Philosopher"]


etching and aquatint on Imperial Japan paper

50 x 33,7 cm (plate), 73,5 x 51,5 cm (sheet)

in pencil at lower right signed M.Klinger and dated 27.6.10. 

in pencil at lower left inscribed 4. Z. 4. Dr. (4th state, 4th impression)

Singer (catalogue raisonne) 232

A rare trial proof of the 4th state of this print, which is considered one of Klinger's masterpieces.


Jack Daulton
The Jack Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California