Intaglio print printed in black on medium heavy cream paper
Sheet: 130x215 mm Image: 87x125 mm
The intaglio print is a bibliographical edition used in Gustav Schiefler: "Verzeichnis des graphischen Werks Edvard Munchs bis 1906", published in 1907. The drypoint is no. 260 in Sciefler's oeuvre catalogue.
Woll 289 b).
Auctioned Wednesday November 27 2019 at 18:00
NOK 10,000–15,000 USD 1,100–1,600 EUR 1,000–1,500
LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch – The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012, Appendix V.
Gustav Schiefler: "Verzeichnis des graphischen Werks Edvard Munchs bis 1906", edited in 1907.
The drypoint "Woman's Head", Sch. 259, cat. no. 288.
The drypoint "From Åsgårdstrand", Sch. 260, cat. no. 289.
According to information in the book this was printed in a numbered edition of 400, nos. 1-6 on Japan, 7-30 on laid paper and 31-400 on ordinary paper.
The original drypoints were included in all editions, in the book nos. 1-3 printed from non steel-faced plates, the remainder from steel-faced plates by Sabo.
The sheets on Japan paper measure 222x147 mm, on laid paper 221x140 mm and on ordinary paper 210x135 mm. (sic.) P. 479.