Primitive Man

The Old Man

1905–15
Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863–1944)


Catalogue Raisonné

Woll 274; Schiefler 237

Dimensions

Block: 68.5 x 45.5 cm (26 15/16 x 17 15/16 in.) Sheet: 83.5 x 68.3 cm (32 7/8 x 26 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1301

Medium or Technique

Color woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed in blue block cut in 1905, this printed in 1915 by Munch (according to pencil inscription in l.r. margin).

Inscription

Printed in blue block cut in 1905, this printed in 1915 by Munch (according to pencil inscription in l.r. margin).

Provenance

1969, year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Deknatel, Cambridge, MA to the MFA. (Accession date: January 14, 1970)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Deknatel