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Munich Expressionism

This woodcut print of an abstracted landscape is done in green, red, yellow, blue, and black. An architectural form appears on the left and an archer on horseback appears in the lower right corner.  
Wassily Kandinsky
The Archer
1908 - 1909
woodblock | paper
Museum purchase
1954/1.152
Franz Marc
Legend of the Animals (Tierlegende)
1912
woodcut | paper
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1962/2.24
Paul Klee
Julia
1937
colored pastel | off-white paper
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.405
Josef Eberz
Nächtlicher Circus
1920
woodcut | paper
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1979/1.156A
This is a line drawing of a woman's head inscribed within a vertical rectangle. Simple horizontal and vertical lines depict the eyes, nose, and mouth while a few curved lines above each eye depict a hair line, and a large "U" forms the chin. 
Alexei Jawlensky
Kopf
1921 - 1922
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1953/2.3
Franz Marc
Drei Katzen (Three Cats)
1905 - 1915
ink and graphite
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2002/2.50
This dynamic print shows a figure on a horse in the center, with another horse to the left and a dog on the right. The rider and the horse are leaning into a turn and the horse's curly tail trails behind. Action lines and swirls radiate out from the figures in the center.
Franz Marc
Riding-school
1913
woodblock | paper
Museum Purchase
1951/1.25
Wassily Kandinsky
Plate XI from Kleine Welten
1922
drypoint | paper
Museum Purchase
1955/2.18
Wassily Kandinsky
Woodcut for 'XXe Siècle' (Gravure sur bois pour 'XXe Siècle')
1939
color woodcut | beige wove paper
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
1996/2.53
Within a black background a white oval shape sits at center; within the oval are a series of abstracted forms and lines in primary colors all characteristic of Kandinsky's style.
Wassily Kandinsky
Small Worlds III
1922
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1948/1.62
This black and white woodcut shows a river running horizontally across it, whose banks are made of dark wavy lines. Between the banks is a crowd of naked people, drawn in simple outlines. In the background are several trees, as well as a building, perhaps a church with an onion dome.
Wassily Kandinsky
Täuflinge
1913
woodcut | paper
Museum Purchase
1968/2.12
Wassily Kandinsky
Plate X from Kleine Welten
1922
drypoint | paper
Museum Purchase
1955/2.17

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