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Herodes (Herod), plate 6 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Herodes (Herod), plate 6 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Artist:
Date:
1889
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Aquatint
Dimensions:
27.4 x 18.7 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.1.193.6
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

In the middle of an outdoor type of amphitheater, Herod falls from his stepped throne on his back while clutching his stomach.

In an arena a man falls to the ground in agony from his throne decorated with lions. A crowd watches silently.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”