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Rettung (Rescue)
  • Max Klinger
    1857–1920
    born: Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (present-day Germany) ; died: Großjena, Weimar Republic (present-day Germany)
  • Rettung (Rescue), 1881
  • Ein Handschuh (Paraphrase on the Finding of a Glove)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 237 x 182 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 478 x 317 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 7 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 13/16 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0001.04
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The artist, wearing a nightshirt, is in a sailboat on a turbulent sea, raching for the glove with long hook.