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Landmann (Farmer), plate 7 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Landmann (Farmer), plate 7 from Vom Tode, Erster Teil (On Death, Part 1)
Artist:
Date:
1889
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching, Aquatint, And Drypoint
Dimensions:
18.4 x 29.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.1.193.7
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

A double horse drawn cart falls into a ditch and kills the farmer driving it. Birds fly above the empty landscape.

A farmer struggles on the ground as a ghoulish figure sucks him under. His plow and horses stand idle in the rural landscape. Bones, skull, furrow, plants, and insects.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”