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Weib vom Manne begehrt

Woman Desired by a Man
Artist: Max Pechstein (1881 - 1955)
Date: 1919
20th century
Dimensions: 10.04 x 6.3 in. (25.5 x 16 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Medium and Support: Woodcut on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James M. Reed, 2017.
Accession Number: 2017.35.753
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Plate from the illustrated book Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart or German Printmakers of Our Time (Leipzig, 1920). For the artists in Die Brücke and other Expressionist groups, woodcuts and lithographs were an inexpensive way to refine and share their aesthetic ideas. Their work often appeared in the numerous avant-garde periodicals that flourished in pre-war Germany.


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