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Max Kaus, KHead (Self-Portrait)

Kaus, Max (1891 Berlin 1977). Head (Self-Portrait). Woodcut. 1920. Monogrammed (ligated), on the back typographic inscription: Max Kaus / Kopf. Originalholzschnitt. 1920. 11¼ × 7⅞ in (28.5 × 20 cm). – Söhn 12004-1. – Deep black impression on wove paper.

“ In the early twenties more than one hundred and fifty lithographs and woodcuts were created in deliberately small editions … ”

(Camilla Blechen in the obituary on Max Kaus, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Aug. 8. 1977).

Offer no. 15,300 / EUR  270. / export price EUR  257. (c. US$ 311.) + shipping


“ It came!  My plate [already documented as lost] was delivered and it is in excellent condition. I cannot explain all of the delays or what happened. It is in the original packaging that you described and it was delivered by DHL, not the postal service (as  far as I can tell – it was left on the porch [!!]). So thank you and so glad that this long story has such a nice ending. It was nice dealing with you, thank you for the plate! ”

(Mrs. J. C., May 8, 2010)