F19 Dischler - GERMAN 231 - Intermediate German (object study)

Survey of German art

Albrecht Dürer
Melencolia I
engraving on paper
9 11/16 in x 7 9/16 in (24.61 cm x 19.21 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm)
Museum Purchase
Käthe Kollwitz
'Bauernkrieg' (Peasant War Cycle). Losbruch (Outbreak)
aquatint and etching on paper
22 1/16 in x 28 11/16 in (56.04 cm x 72.87 cm);27 15/16 in x 32 ⅛ in (70.96 cm x 81.6 cm)
Museum Purchase
Max Beckmann
Portrait of Artist's Brother-in-law
lithograph on laid paper
19 5/16 x 15 7/16 in. (49 x 39.2 cm);14 3/16 x 9 7/8 in. (36 x 25 cm)
Gift of Herbert Barrows
Train tracks curve from bottom center upward through center and off to the left; steaming locomotive pulling three freight cars past three storage sheds located in center of track loop. The background shows 3 mountain peaks, echoed in three clouds overhead. In the foreground, bottom corners are trees or other dense foliage. Artist's sketch from life; Kirchner developed a rapid, stroke-oriented (as opposed to detail-oriented) sketch style when out in the world.
Ernst Kirchner
Curved Railroad Tracks, Taunus (Bahnkurve Taunus), study for 1916 lithograph Landscape in Taunus (Landschaft im Taunus)
ink on artist board
7 5/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. ( 19.37 cm x 20.96 cm )
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
Emil Nolde
Frisian Landscape
watercolor on Asian paper
13 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in. ( 34.3 cm x 47 cm )
Museum Purchase
At the center of the etching are three or four amorphous figures in white and two shades of black, made in crosshatching. The figures are entwined and have animal and bird-like features. The background is crosshatched to the edges of the page. The print is signed (l.r.) "Max Ernst" and numbered (l.l.) "57/70" in pencil.
Max Ernst
Correspondances dangereuses
etching on Vélin Arches paper
11 3/4 in x 18 7/8 in (29.85 cm x 47.94 cm);11 3/4 in x 18 7/8 in (29.85 cm x 47.94 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/16 in (56.2 cm x 45.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
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
A large central figure represents God towers seen in the radiating rays of light and clouds that surround him.. On the forehead of his blocky, totemic head is a third eye. His left arm crosses over his middle and holds fire. His right hand extends down to the lower right corner as reaching down. The words "Vater Unser" are at the very top; "Der Du Bist" across God's waistline; "im Himmel" along the bottom.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 2 - Our Father Who Art in Heaven (Das Vaterunser - Vater Unser Der Du bist im Himmel)
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 small child dressed in blue lies on a bed with green and white covers. The child holds a small white bottle.
Gabriele Münter
Kind mit Flasche
woodcut on Japan paper
8 1/4 in x 10 3/8 in (20.96 cm x 26.35 cm);13 5/16 in x 16 in (33.81 cm x 40.64 cm)
Gift of Herbert Barrows
Hendrick Goltzius
William of Orange
engraving on laid paper
10 ½ in x 7 1/16 in (26.67 cm x 17.94 cm);19 in x 14 in (48.26 cm x 35.56 cm)
Museum Purchase
Konrad Klapheck
Bugeleisen (Iron)
lithograph on paper
27 ½ in x 19 ¾ in (69.85 cm x 50.17 cm);32 in x 24 in (81.28 cm x 60.96 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Clark


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