Edvard MUNCH

Norway 1863 – 1944

Elskende par i bolger [Lovers in the waves] 1896 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph Support: oriental paper
Impression: c.50
Edition: see letter Lasting Impressions p.158 in which Munch asks Clot to print 50 copies of this image
Place Published: printed by Auguste Clot, see Lasting Impressions p.158-59

Primary Insc: Signed l.r., pencil below image "E Munch". Inscribed verso, bottom c., pencil "NB Kjaerlighedo hoved". Inscribed verso, bottom c., pencil "[trans. 'Head of love']". Inscribed verso, l.l., pencil "N.7". Inscribed verso, u.l., pencil "Nyquist" (Norwegian surname, possibly that of a collector) Translation of inscriptions provided by Prof. Helge Tuerberg, visiting
Dimensions: comp 31.1 h x 41.8 w cm sheet 35.8 h x 47.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Schiefler 71
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.986