Man's Head in Woman's Hair

1896
Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863–1944)


Catalogue Raisonné

Woll 089.III.1; Schiefler 80

Dimensions

Block: 54.7 x 38.4 cm (21 9/16 x 15 1/8 in.); Sheet: 70 x 54.3 cm (27 9/16 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.728

Medium or Technique

Color woodcut from two blocks on thick brown paper; line block printed in greenish gray, color block cut in two pieces and printed simultaneously in orange (woman's head and hair) and dark greenish blue (background)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite, l.r.: Edv Munch

Provenance

1941, sold by Buchholz Gallery, New York, to the MFA for $90. (Accession Date: November 13, 1941)

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund

Copyright

© 2011 The Munch Museum / The Munch-Ellingsen Group / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.