Frans Masereel original woodcut "Business Man"
Medium: original woodcut. This striking lithograph was published in 1922 for Genius. The image size is 8 x 6 1/2 inches (205 x 164 mm), printed on wove paper. This original Frans Masereel woodcut is from GENIUS: Zeitschrift fur Werdende und Alte Kunst. This art and literary project only lasted three years, but had incredible influence on German art and culture between the Wars. Some of the important artists contributing original prints included: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Richard Seewald, Franz Marc, Erich Heckel, Frans Masereel, Max Kaus, Carl Hofer, Alexander Archipenko, and others. This was a major vehicle for the German Expressionists. Not signed.
Condition: there is some creasing and discoloration, mostly in the margins, as shown in the second photo.