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Edvard MUNCH

Norway 1863 – 1944

Männerkopf im Frauenhaar [Man's head in woman's hair] [The mirror/ Man in woman's hair/ The hair] 1896 Materials & Technique: prints, relief woodcut worked with gouges, chisel and fretsaw, printed in three coloured inks from two blocks. Support: brown wove card
Edition State: second state of three (II/III)
Impression: ed: unknown
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1896

Edition Notes: Schiefler states, the coloured impressions (II-III), were printed in Paris by Colt or Lemercier. Woll states, the man's face in later impressions usually printed from the keyblock alone, is printed in light blueish green tone. Impression on greyish white China paper; impression originally mounted on cardboard.
Primary Insc: Signed, l.r. below image, pencil 'E. Munch'. Stamped verso, collector's [?] stamp, red ink 'E'.
Dimensions: comp 54.3 h x 38.2 w cm sheet 70.2 h x 52.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Schiefler(1928),80b; Woll 89.III.1
Acknowledgement: From the Anthony R. Berg family gift to the National Gallery of Australia 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.267