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The Boy with Foxtrap II

Der Junge vor der Fuchsfalle II

Gustav Kluge (German, born in 1947)


Sheet: 236.2 x 64.8 cm (93 x 25 1/2 in.) Framed: 247 x 76.5 x 4.8 cm (97 1/4 x 30 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodcut, monotype printed on three sheets of Japanese paper

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings



Printed text, largely obliterated by image, on center sheet. Fragments of other Kluge woodcuts on the verso, right and left sheet: “Abigail bewacht ihren Mann” (Abigail Guards ger Husband); center sheet: “Steht ein bucklicht Männlein da … III” (There stands a little humpback man … III).


In graphite, l.l.: Der Junge vor der Fuchsfalle 2/5; l.r.: Gustave Kluge 85

Credit Line

Gift of Virginia Herrick Deknatel