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Carrying the Cross
by Edmund Kesting

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Edition Size: 4

Sheet Size: 35 x 21 cm

Reference: Lehmann 54


Condition: Good


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Dresden 1892 – 1970 Birkenwerder (German)

Title: Carrying the Cross | Kreuztragung, 1919

Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Inscribed Woodcut on Japan Paper

Paper size: 35 x 21 cm. / 15.9 x 8.3 in.
Image size: 18.5 x 14.5 cm. / 7.3 x 5.7 in.

Additional Information: This original woodcut is hand signed in pencil “E. Kesting” at the lower left margin. It is also dated “1919” next to the signature.
It is also hand numbered and inscribed “3. Handdrück” [Hand printed] at the lower left margin.

Note: This is an extremely rare proof from 1919, Lehmann records only four proofs were created in this year with minor compositional refinements. Later in 1965 and with the authority of the artist a small edition was published by Galerie Kunze, Berlin bearing a stamped signature.

Literature: Lehmann, H. (1988). Edmund Kesting: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und farbige Blätter, Graphik, Photographien ; mit einem Werkverzeichnis der Graphik ; Ausstellung im Albertinum, 1. November 1988 – 3. Januar 1989. Dresden: Staatl. Kunstsammlungen, Kupferstich-Kabinett
Reference: Lehmann 54

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