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W16 Gaggio - HISTORY 216 - War and Society in the Twentieth Century: World War I

Christian Rohlfs
Juggler
color woodcut on paper
14 5/8 in. x 17 7/16 in. ( 37.1 cm x 44.3 cm )
Museum Purchase
A group of seven men kneel and pray around a radiant figure representing God. God is in the viewer's upper left, and the supplicants are arranged around him. Hands project into the scene from behind God, suggesting additional figures kneeling in prayer behind.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 6 - And Forgive Us Our Sins (Das Vaterunser - Und vergieb uns unsre Schuld)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
Max Beckmann
Hunger. No. 4 from the Series of Ten Prints, 'Die Hölle' (Hell).
lithograph on paper
33 ⅞ in x 24 7/16 in (86.04 cm x 62.07 cm);32 1/16 in x 26 1/16 in (81.44 cm x 66.2 cm);27 15/16 in x 26 in (70.96 cm x 66.04 cm);24 ¾ in x 19 ½ in (62.87 cm x 49.53 cm)
Museum Purchase
László Moholy-Nagy
Militarism (Militarismus)
gelatin silver print from rephotographed photomontage on paper
7 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in (17.94 cm x 13.02 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);7 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in (17.94 cm x 13.02 cm);6 3/4 in x 4 13/16 in (17.15 cm x 12.22 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
George Grosz
Religion of the Sword
ink on paper
25 5/16 in x 19 13/16 in (64.29 cm x 50.32 cm);30 in x 24 3/4 in (76.2 cm x 62.87 cm)
Gift of Helmut Stern
George Grosz
The Hero (Der Held)
lithograph on paper
12 3/4 x 8 13/16 in. (32.23 x 22.38 cm);21.9 x 17.9 in. (55.72 x 45.56 cm)
Museum Purchase
Erich Heckel
Before the Mirror
lithograph on paper
19 3/8 x 15 1/4 in. (49.2 x 38.6 cm);22 x 28 3/16 in. (55.88 x 71.44 cm);23 5/16 x 18 1/4 in. (59.2 x 46.2 cm)
Museum Purchase
Four men in plain, dark clothing sit, with hands folded in prayer, around a rectangular table, in the center of which is a fish on an oval platter. The man at the far end has his eyes closed. The other three raise their faces to heaven.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 5 - Give Us this Day Our Daily Bread (Das Vaterunser - Unser täglich Brot gieb uns heute)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
A man, a woman, and a child facing the viewer with their hands folded in prayer. The man and woman sit on a mattress and look to heaven. The child stands in front of them with his head bowed. Next to the child is a diminutive cow. In the background behind the family are images of fish and birds.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 10 - For Thine Is the Kingdom (Das Vaterunser - Denn Dein ist das Reich)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
Georges Rouault
Miserere. Pl. 54. 'Debout les morts!' 'Arise, ye dead!'
aquatint and etching on paper
25 7/16 x 19 13/16 in. (64.6 x 50.2 cm);28 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (71.28 x 56.04 cm);25 7/16 x 19 13/16 in. (64.6 x 50.2 cm);23 1/8 x 17 1/2 in. (58.6 x 44.3 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kripke
Georges Rouault
Miserere. Pl. 12. Le dur métier de vivre... It is hard to live...
aquatint and etching on paper
19 1/2 x 15 11/16 in. (49.5 x 39.7 cm);28 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (71.28 x 56.04 cm);24 3/8 x 18 5/8 in. (61.8 x 47.3 cm);19 13/16 x 15 7/8 in. (50.2 x 40.2 cm)
Museum Purchase

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