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Das Martyrium (The Martyrdom)

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: Originalzeichnung für Martyrium; l.r.: Beckmann; in black crayon, l.r.: 19

Provenance

1968, sold by Martin Gallery, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1968)

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

1919

Catalogue Raisonné

Hofmaier 142; von Wiese 412

Dimensions

61.6 x 85.1 cm (24 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

68.562

Medium or Technique

Drawing in lithographic crayon on transfer paper and pasted tissue overlays which served to transfer the image to the stone from which the lithograph of the same title (Gallwitz 116, one of ten lithographs in the 1919 series, Die Hölle) was printed

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