Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Wünsche (Yearnings)
  • Max Klinger
    born: Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (present-day Germany) ; died: Großjena, Weimar Republic (present-day Germany)
  • Wünsche (Yearnings), 1881
  • Ein Handschuh (Paraphrase on the Finding of a Glove)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 316 x 137 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 481 x 319 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 12 7/16 x 5 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 7/8 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0001.03

Foreground artist in bed with head in hands and the glove on the bed. A landscape is in the background, fruit trees, mountain and a valley. On the road below is a small figure of a woman (the glove's owner).