Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Entführung (Abduction)
  • Max Klinger
    born: Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (present-day Germany) ; died: Großjena, Weimar Republic (present-day Germany)
  • Entführung (Abduction), 1881
  • Ein Handschuh (Paraphrase on the Finding of a Glove)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 118 x 269 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 319 x 478 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 10 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 18 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0001.09

The odd reptile which was peeking through the curtains in 1981.0001.08 is now flying off/through the window with the glove. There are arms (the artists?) reaching out through the broken window for the creature with the glove.