The National Museum of Western Art

update 03 July 2017

Currently not on display

Max Klinger [Leipzig, 1857 - Großjena, nr Naumburg, 1920]

<Eve and the future>: Adam

Date1880
Materials/Techniquesetching and aquatint
Size (cm)25.8 x 24.6 (image); 29.6 x 27.1 (plate)
InscriptionsInscribed in plate, margin upper right: V
Standard ref.Klinger Op. III ; Singer 47 III
CategoryPrints
Collection NumberG.1982-0020
<Eve and the future>: Adam

Provenance

Carl Otto Beyer, Leipzig; C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf; Purchased by the NMWA, 1982.

Exhibition History

1988
Max Klinger: Werke aus dem Besitz des Museums der bildenden Künste Leipzig und des Nationalmuseums für Westliche Kunst, Tokyo (Max Klinger: from Leipzig Art Museum and National Museum of Western Art), National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 23 April 1988 - 19 June 1988, cat. no. 33-e
1989
[Tour Exhibition] Prints of Max Klinger in the Collection of the National Museum of Western Art, The Nagoya City Art Museum, 15 April 1989 - 14 May 1989, cat. no. 2-e
2005
[Prints and Drawings Exhibition] Printed Narratives of Max Klinger: Eve and the Future, A Life and A Love, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 8 March 2005 - 29 May 2005, cat. no. 5
2007
Gods and Nature: The Essence of European Art from the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Himeji City Museum of Art, 4 November 2007 - 2 December 2007, cat. no. 29-3
2007
Gods and Nature: The Essence of European Art from the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, 11 December 2007 - 3 February 2008, cat. no. 29-3

Bibliography

1977
Max Klinger (exh. cat.). Gaehtgens, Thomas W.; Pauseback, Michael, eds. Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 10 October - 11 November 1976; Universitätskunstsammlung Göttingen, 14 January - 27 February 1977; Kunsthalle Tübingen, 26 March - 24 April 1977; Museum Wiesbaden, 14 June -31 July 1977. [1977], cat. no. 20.
1984
Annual bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 17 (1982), 1984, Arikawa, Haruo. On the New Acquisitions 1982. pp. 8-11, Catalogue of the New Acquisition 1982. pp. 24-27, repr.

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