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Rudolf Grossmann "Der alte Gartner" original etching
Rudolf Grossmann "Der alte Gartner" original etching


Item Code: 5276

The Old Gardener
Medium: original etching and drypoint. A fine impression on watermarked wove paper Printed in Germany in 1921 for the rare Ganymed portfolio of "Das dritte Jahrbuch der Marees Gesellschaft", published in Munich by Marees-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co. The drypoint was printed by Franz Hanfstaengl, of Munich. This is a fine impression is from the unsigned edition of 950 printed on laid paper (the total edition was 1150, of which 200 were signed). The plate measures 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches (195 x 145 mm); with full original margins. Not signed. This piece is in the permanent collection of MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art) in New York. Not signed.

Condition: a bit of foxing and age-toning in the margins.