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Two Men Meet, Each Believing the Other to be of Higher Rank (Zwei Männer, einander in höherer Stellung vermutend, begegnen sich)

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In plate, l.l.: "P.K./ Bern Sept. 03"; l.r.: "6. Inv. 6"; along right edge of plate: "Zwei Männer, einander in höherer Stellung vermutend, begegnen sich."; upper right in plate: "AE [Ätzung, or etching] I 26 min./ II 15 "/ III 5 "/ IV 5 min."


James N. Elesh, Sigma Arts Fund, Madison, CT; purchased June 7, 1972

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund


Catalogue Raisonné

Kornfeld 007, first state


Image: 11.1 x 19.1 cm (4 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.) Platemark: 11.8 x 22.6 cm (4 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.) Sheet: 31.9 x 41.5 cm (12 9/16 x 16 5/16 in.) Framed: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching and tonal etching on zinc, trial proof before the published edition of 30


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