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W16 Dischler - GERMAN 312 - 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<br><em>The Archer</em><br>1908 - 1909<br>woodblock | paper<br>Museum purchase<br>1954/1.152
Franz Marc<br><em>Legend of the Animals (Tierlegende)</em><br>1912<br>woodcut | paper<br>Gift of Jean Paul Slusser<br>1962/2.24
Josef Eberz<br><em>Nächtlicher Circus</em><br>1920<br>woodcut | paper<br>Gift of Jean Paul Slusser<br>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<br><em>Kopf</em><br>1921 - 1922<br>lithograph | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1953/2.3
Franz Marc<br><em>Drei Katzen (Three Cats)</em><br>1905 - 1915<br>ink and graphite<br>Gift of Herbert Barrows<br>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<br><em>Riding-school</em><br>1913<br>woodblock | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1951/1.25
Wassily Kandinsky<br><em>Plate XI from Kleine Welten</em><br>1922<br>drypoint | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1955/2.18
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<br><em>Small Worlds III</em><br>1922<br>lithograph | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>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<br><em>Täuflinge</em><br>1913<br>woodcut | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1968/2.12
Lyonel Feininger<br><em>Troistedt</em><br>1919<br>woodcut | Japanese paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1952/2.7
Josef Eberz<br><em>Nächtlicher Circus</em><br>1920<br>woodcut | paper<br>Gift of Jean Paul Slusser<br>1979/1.156C
Josef Eberz<br><em>Nächtlicher Circus</em><br>1920<br>woodcut | paper<br>Gift of Jean Paul Slusser<br>1979/1.156B


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