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Hand Signed Woodcut with Unique Monotype Inking on Wove Paper
27.20 x 15.00 cm

This original woodcut is hand-signed by the artist in pencil "Chr Rohlfs" in the lower right margin. It is a unique hand-printed impression with monotype inking. It is one of the very few impressions printed of this motive. The edition was never published.

Note: There is an impression of this subject with variant inking held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and another in the Osthaus Museum, Hagen (previously in Folgwang Museum). The wove paper has been tipped to Japan paper by the artist.

Literature: Elger, D. (1987). Christian Rohlfs. Das druckgraphische Gesamtwerk. (Werkverzeichnis der Graphik). Dortmund and Essen: Museum am Ostwall and Museum Folkwang Reference: Elger 184

Born in 1849, Christian Rohlfs was a German painter and one of the country's most renown expressionist artist.

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