Emanuel von Baeyer

Tote Mutter. 1889

Max Klinger
1857 Leipzig – 1920 Großjena

Etching and engraving on heavy Japan paper. Size of sheet: 60.5 x 43.8 cm.

Signed and dated in pencil: 10.Mai 93. Berlin.

Literature: Singer 239 (IV./VI.).

Absolutely magnificent proof impression on a full sheet, before the inscriptions and the first realisation of the edition. Sheet 10 from the set Vom Tode, 2.Teil.

Singer cites our impression.

As quoted by Singer, this is ‘Klinger’s most accomplished print in his large graphic oeuvre!’
‘Das als Auffassung und in der Komposition unvergleichliche Blatt ist wohl das schönste das Klinger je geschaffen hat ’

Singer, p.93.