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MAX LIEBERMANN 1847-1935
Berlin 1847-1935 (German)

Title: Mother and Child | Mutter und Kind, 1917

Technique: Original Hand Signed Drypoint on JW Zanders Wove Paper

Paper size: 44.5 x 30.5 cm. / 17.5 x 12 in.

Additional Information: This original drypoint is hand signed in pencil “MLiebermann” at the lower right margin.
It is unnumbered (as issued) from the edition of 260.
The drypoint was produced for the book “Max Liebermann zu Hause” [Max Liebermann at Home], which documented the artist’s home life.
The paper bears the JW Zander 1916 watermark along the right margin.
Note: The young woman is the artist’s daughter Kathe with her daughter Maria who was born in 1917. The child’s development was documented in many lithographs by Liebermann.

Literature: Schiefler, G. (1991). Max Liebermann: Sein Graphisches Werk: The graphic work 1876-1923. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts.
Reference: Schiefler 225 III c

Condition: Very good condition. Pale staining, predominantly along the left sheet edge.