Max BECKMANN, Die Nacht [Night] Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1884 – United States of America 1950

Die Nacht [Night] 1922 Description: Trip to Berlin is a portfolio of 10 lithographs by Max Beckmann

Collection Title: the Berliner Reise portfolio [Trip to Berlin], 1922
Page: 3
Place made: Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph Support: velin
Impression: 98/100
Edition: edition of 100, plus trial proofs on Japan paper, trial proofs on laid paper
Publisher: Neumann, I.B.
Place Published: Berlin
Date Published: 1922

Edition Notes: Ten lithographs published in an edition of one hundred, with about sixty sets issued in half linen portfolio with on the front cover wither the lithograph "Selbstbildnis mit Koffer" or a lithographed list of titles. Printed on velin by C. Naumann's Druckerei, Frankfurt am Main, sometimes titled by the artist. The series scheme is five pairs of complementary vignettes whose contrasts establish their meaning. Plates 1 and 10 are introduction and conclusion, each other pair is a juxtaposition between an even and odd number, plates 2 and 3 etc.
Primary Insc: signed lower right in pencil "Beckmann" Not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left in pencil "98/100"
Dimensions: comp 45.2 h x 35.6 w cm sheet 68.4 h x 54.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Hofmaier 215
Acknowledgement: Felix Man Collection, Special Government Grant 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.509.33
Subject: Collection: The Felix Man collection of English and European lithographs, acquired 1972.