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Giovanni Giacometti Reading

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Inscription

In graphite, l.r.: C. Amiet 1910; l.r.: A 1/12; verso, printed in black and gold: Unter dem Allerhöchsten Protektorat sr. Maiestät des Königs Friedrich August von Sachsen/ Dritte Deutsche Kunstgewerbe Ausstellung Dresden 1906/ Es wird hiermit beurkundet dass Herrn ____ die Erinnerungs Medaille gewidmet wurde./ Dresden, den 19. Juni 1906/ Das Ausstellungs Directorium/ Der 1. Vorsitzende/ Der 1. Schriftführer; in graphite, l.l.: 40371; l.r.: stamped Sammlung Walter Kern

Provenance

Probably given by the artist to Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (b.1880 – d. 1938), Davos, Switzerland; to his widow, Erna Kirchner (d. 1945), Davos; sold by Erna Kirchner to Walter Kern (b. 1898 – d. 1966; Lugt 1567a), Davos. June 5, 2008, anonymous sale (auction 244), Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, lot 163, to August Laube Buch und Kunstantiquariat, Zürich; 2011, sold by Laube to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Fund in Memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

1907, signed 1910

Catalogue Raisonné

Mandach 25, proof before the edition

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.2 x 33.5 cm (14 1/4 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.13

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, printed in orange

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