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Alte Freunde (sheet 2)

Thomas Schütte (German, born in 1954)


Sheet: 78.1 x 52.1 cm (30 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

One of four etchings with open bite and carborundum

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings



Edition 2/35


June 26, 2011, sold by the artist, Düsseldorf, Germany to Carolina Nitsch, New York; November 2011, sold by Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York to the Alex Katz Foundation, New York; 2012, year-end gift of the Alex Katz Foundation to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of the Alex Katz Foundation