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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
woodblock on paper
6 1/2 in x 6 in (16.5 cm x 15.2 cm);12 3/16 in x 9 1/2 in (30.9 cm x 24.1 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49 cm x 36.3 cm)
Museum purchase
Franz Marc
Tierlegende
woodcut on paper
7 3/4 in x 9 7/16 in (19.68 cm x 23.97 cm);7 3/4 in x 9 7/16 in (19.68 cm x 23.97 cm);19 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in (48.89 cm x 36.2 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Paul Klee
Julia
colored pastel on off-white paper
10 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (27.5 x 17.4 cm);28 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (71.6 x 56.36 cm);19 11/16 x 13 7/8 in. (49.9 x 35.2 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
Josef Eberz
Nächtlicher Circus
woodcut on paper
12 ⅝ in x 9 ⅝ in (32.07 cm x 24.45 cm);19 ¼ in x 14 ¼ in (48.89 cm x 36.2 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
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
lithograph on paper
7 1/16 in x 4 15/16 in (17.9 cm x 12.5 cm);11 9/16 in x 9 in (29.4 cm x 22.8 cm);19 in x 14 in (48.3 cm x 35.6 cm)
Museum Purchase
Franz Marc
Drei Katzen (Three Cats)
ink and graphite
5 5/16 in. x 8 5/16 in. ( 13.5 cm x 21.1 cm )
Gift of Herbert Barrows
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
Reitschule Nach Ridinger
woodblock on paper
10 5/8 in x 11 13/16 in (27 cm x 30 cm);18 1/16 in x 22 1/16 in (45.88 cm x 56 cm)
Museum Purchase
Wassily Kandinsky
Plate XI from Kleine Welten
drypoint on paper
9 3/8 x 7 11/16 in. (23.7 x 19.4 cm);11 13/16 x 10 9/16 in. (30 x 26.8 cm);19 1/16 x 14 1/16 in. (48.3 x 35.6 cm)
Museum Purchase
Wassily Kandinsky
Woodcut for 'XXe Siècle' (Gravure sur bois pour 'XXe Siècle')
color woodcut on beige wove paper
10 1/8 in. x 13 in. ( 25.7 cm x 33 cm )
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
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
lithograph on paper
14 in x 11 in (35.56 cm x 27.94 cm);10 15/16 in x 9 1/8 in (27.78 cm x 23.2 cm);13 9/16 in x 11 in (34.4 cm x 28 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 3/8 in (49 cm x 36.5 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
woodcut on paper
11 1/16 in x 10 15/16 in (28.1 cm x 27.8 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.5 cm x 49.2 cm)
Museum Purchase
Wassily Kandinsky
Plate X from Kleine Welten
drypoint on paper
9 3/8 x 7 13/16 in. (23.7 x 19.7 cm);11 15/16 x 10 9/16 in. (30.2 x 26.8 cm);19 1/16 x 14 1/16 in. (48.3 x 35.6 cm)
Museum Purchase

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