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Poster for Die Brücke

A work made of lithograph in green and gold on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of lithograph in green and gold on paper.




Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
German, 1880-1938

About this artwork

Fränzi Liegend (about twelve years old when this print was made) and her older sister Marcella were orphans whom Heckel and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner “adopted” as favored models around 1909 in Dresden. Heckel used a single wood block to create this two-color print: the block was cut apart in jigsaw fashion, the pieces inked separately and reassembled, and then printed all at once.


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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner


Poster for Die Brücke


Germany (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1907


Lithograph in green and gold on paper


80 × 61 cm (31 1/2 × 24 1/16 in.)

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Harold Joachim Purchase Fund

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