Studie Adam aus dem Zyklus "Die ersten Menschen", 1911.
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Charcoal drawing Signed in right margin. Lower right once more signed as well as dated and with a price indication. On light cardboard. 50,8 x 36 cm (20 x 14,1 in), the full sheet This sheet is a preliminary study for the etching "Sündenfall" from the graphic cycle "Die ersten Menschen", released by Verlag Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin 1911 (cf. Schwarz 81 II). Verso: Portait of a woman (Charlotte Berend-Corinth?). Pencil drawing. With inscription. [KD].
We are grateful to Prof. Dr. Deecke, Berlin, for his expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Collection Georges Edson, Damforth, Chicago/Illinois.
LITERATURE: Georg Biermann, Der Zeichner Lovis Corinth. Arnolds Graphische Bücher, Dresden 1924, illu. p. 53 (upper half of image).