Intaglio print printed in black on heavy cream wove
Sheet: 503-505x345 mm Image: 276-280x180-183 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv Munch
Printer’s signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
Annotated in pencil by the artist lower right, under the signature: "Avant lettre".
Auctioned Friday December 12 2014 at 15:00
LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch – The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012, cat. no. 52.
Munch sketched and painted several pictures of the same model at the beginning of his stay in Paris 1896, e.g. in a painting in the same pose as the present print (Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Woll 388). The composition in the print is reversed. P. 83.