Emil Nolde. Young Couple (Junges Paar). 1913

Emil Nolde Young Couple (Junges Paar) 1913

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Nolde, a prolific and highly innovative printmaker, frequently developed his lithographs through several color variants. His subject here is the tension between the sexes; different color combinations suggest different emotional readings. These are three from a total of sixty-eight different color variants of this image.

Gallery label from German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse, March 27–July 11, 2011.
composition (irreg): 24 1/2 x 20 5/16" (62.2 x 51.6 cm); sheet (irreg.): 28 1/4 x 22 3/8" (71.8 x 56.9 cm)
The artist, Westphalen, Flensburg, Germany
112 in 68 color variations; plus several T.P.
Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
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© Nolde Stiftung Seebüll, Germany
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