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IN ITS OWN LIGHT: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ED COHEN & VICTORIA SHAW

Max Beckmann
SELF PORTRAIT IN BOWLER HAT
Estimate
40,00060,000
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IN ITS OWN LIGHT: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ED COHEN & VICTORIA SHAW

Max Beckmann
SELF PORTRAIT IN BOWLER HAT
Estimate
40,00060,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated featuring works from “In Its Own Light: Property from the Collection of Ed Cohen and Victoria Shaw”

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Max Beckmann
1884 - 1950
SELF PORTRAIT IN BOWLER HAT
signed in pencil by the artist
drypoint on laid paper
Plate: 13 3/4 by 10 3/4 in. 34.9 by 27.3 cm.
Sheet: 21 by 16 1/2 in. 53.3 by 41.9 cm.
Executed in 1921, this work is from the second edition of which there are approximately 50 proofs. 
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Provenance

Alice Adam, Chicago
Acquired from the above by the present owner in February 1999

Literature

James Hofmaier, Max Beckmann: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints, Bern 1990, cat. no. 180, pp. 470-471, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"Beckmann's face at close range resembles a mask...the artist easily dons the elegant attire and 'mask' of the bourgeoisie...Despite his avowed distance from politics...Beckmann increasingly used figurative allegories to comment on present-day circumstances."

Harvard Art Museums

Contemporary Curated featuring works from “In Its Own Light: Property from the Collection of Ed Cohen and Victoria Shaw”

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New York