Requires Photography

The Philosopher, Plate 3 from the series On Death Part Two, Opus XIII

1898–1901
Max Klinger (German, 1857–1920)


Catalogue Raisonné

Singer 232

Dimensions

Platemark: 33.7 x 49.6 cm (13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.) Sheet: 46.3 x 62 cm (18 1/4 x 24 7/16 in.) Framed: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

M22082

Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, and drypoint on cream Asian paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, l.l.: "MK/10" (1901?); embossed below platemark, l.l.: "Giesecke & Devrient, Leipzig Impr."; l.r.: "Max Klinger"

Provenance

C. G. Boerner, Leipzig; from whom purchased by MFA , April 24, 1912.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange