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Chaussee (Road), plate 4 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Chaussee (Road), plate 4 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Artist:
Date:
1889
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Aquatint
Dimensions:
27 x 16.7 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.1.193.4
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-01
Credit Line:

Gift of John Gutmann in memory of Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

Waking Dreams: Max Klinger and the Symbolist Print
Legion of Honor, Gallery 1: 02/28/09 - 09/06/09

Scene of a dirt road with a fence on one side and a row of trees on the other. A body lies motionless in a heap in the road.

The figure of death presents the picture of a dead man lying on a country path at the foot of a tree blasted by lightning.