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Homage (Huldigung), from the Glove (Ein Handschuh) series

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Homage (Huldigung), from the Glove (Ein Handschuh) series

Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Max Klinger
German, 1857–1920

Date

1880–81, published 1924

Medium

Etching and aquatint on wove paper

Accession #

1977.7 G

Dimensions

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Location

Currently Not on View

Description

The action here has moved from the sea to land. Following its triumphal progress across the sea, the glove now shows itself on a flat rock like a throne, accepting the homage being paid it by the waves, whose whitecaps and spume have been transformed into a sea of roses.

Credit

Purchase with funds from the Lawrence and Alfred Fox Foundation for the Ralph K. Uhry Collection