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Radiant Sun

Max Pechstein

Gilden's Art Gallery (IFPDA)




Edition Size: 45

Sheet Size: 58 x 44 cm


Condition: Good

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HERMANN MAX PECHSTEIN 1881-1955 Zwickau 1881 – 1955 Berlin (German)

Title: Radiant Sun | Strahlende Sonne,1923

Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Numbered Lithograph with Extensive Hand Coloring in Watercolour by the artist on cream wove paper

Paper size: 58 x 44 cm. / 22.8 x 17.3 in.

Image size: 49 x 35 cm. / 19.3 x 13.8 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph with watercolour is hand signed in pencil by the artist “HMPechstein” at the lower right margin. It is hand dated in pencil next to the signature “1923”. It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 45, at the lower left margin. It was published in 1923 in a limited edition of 45, each hand painted with watercolour by the artist.

Literature: Krüger, G. (1988). Das Druckgraphische Werk Max Pechsteins. Hamburg: R.C. Pechstein-Verlag Reference: Krüger L 387

Condition: Very good condition. A skillfully repaired short tear in the lower margin. A very pale, unobtrusive band of mount staining along the sheet edges


The Artist

Max Pechstein

Hermann Max Pechstein was a German painter and graphic designer, who was born in Zwickau in 1881 and died in Berlin in 1955. He belonged to the group Die Brücke (he joined in 1996) and he is considered one of the most important representatives of German Expressionism. He mostly painted portraits, landscapes and still lifes.

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