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Ernst Moritz GEYGER

Germany 1861 – 1941

Die Klugheit beleuchtet die Gemeinheit [Wisdom enlightens meanness] 1899 Description: from Das Mappenwerk der Insel [The Island Portfolio], Leipzig, 1900
Materials & Technique: prints, drypoint, etching Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: Signed with artist's initials and dated on the plate to print in image l.l. "E.M.G. 99" Titled on the plate to print in image u.l. "DIE/ KLUGHEIT/ BELEUCHTET DIE/ GEMEINHEIT" Verso l.r. corner, black ink, publisher's stamp of Die Insel depicting a sailing ship within a circle Verso upper c., large crest watermark composed of fleurs-de-lis surmounted with the letters in
Dimensions: comp 29.5 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 35.5 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mrs Lieselott Mann, in memory of her husband, Felix 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2372