HIER IST GEIST (HERE IS INTELLECT), 1921

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
12

MAX BECKMANN

(1884 – 1950, German)
HIER IST GEIST (HERE IS INTELLECT), 1921

drypoint on paper

33.5 x 25.5 cm

trial proof aside from the edition of 30

published by J. B. Neumann, Berlin
signed lower right: Beckmann

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Provenance

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
The Estate of the late James O. Fairfax AC, New South Wales

Exhibited

German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 27 March – 11 July 2011, cat. 413 (another example)
The Mad Square: modernity in German art 1910 – 37, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 6 August – 6 November 2011 and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 25 November – 4 March 2012

Literature

Glaser, C., (et al.), Max Beckmann, R. Piper, Munich, 1924, p. 183
Gallwitz, K., (ed., et al.), Max Beckmann Briefe, R. Piper, Munich, 1993 – 1996, p. 177
Hofmaier, J., (ed.), Max Beckmann: catalogue raisonné of his prints, Gallery Kornfeld, Bern, 1990, vol. II, p.536 cat. 208 II A
Strecker, J. ,The Mad Square: modernity in German art 1910 – 37, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2011, pp. 63 (illus.), 301
Figura, S. and Jelavich, P., German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2011, cat. 143, p. 188 (illus.)