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Liegender Akt In Starker Verkürzung (Reclining Nude Sharply Foreshortened) by 
																	Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann

( German, 1884 - 1950 )

Liegender Akt In Starker Verkürzung (Reclining Nude Sharply Foreshortened)

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Materials:

Oil on canvas

Measurements:

29.38 in. (74.61 cm.) (height) by 21.25 in. (53.97 cm.) (width)

Description:

Painted in St. Louis, Missouri in 1948

Markings:

Signed Beckmann and dated St. L. 48 (lower left)

Exhibited:

Roslyn Harbor, Nassau County Museum of Art, . Max Beckmann , 1984-85, no. 5, illustrated in the catalogue

Literature:

The Artist's Handlist, St. Louis, 1948: "I) Liegender Akt in starker Verkürzung. 25. Januar, 2. März, beendet 20. Mai 1948". . Benno Reifenberg & Wilhelm Hausenstein, . Max Beckmann , Munich, 1949, no. 633, p. 81 (titled . Liegender weiblicher Akt ). . Erhard & Barbara Göpel, eds., . Max Beckmann, Katalog der Gemälde , vol. I, Bern, 1976, no. 767, p. 461; vol. II, no. 767, illustrated pl. 281

Provenance:

Estate of the artist. . Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York. . Francis R. Boyd, Maryland (acquired from the above . circa 1954 and sold by the estate: Sotheby's, New York, May 6, 2004, lot 145). . Acquired at the above sale

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