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An Alle Künstler! (To All Artists!)
  • Max Pechstein
    born: Zwickau, Imperial Germany (present-day Germany) ; died: West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Berlin, Germany)
  • An Alle Künstler! (To All Artists!), 1919
  • Where object was made: Berlin, Germany
  • lineblock
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 14 x 0.4 cm
  • Museum Purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0002
Label Text

This image is describing a man in the foreground raising his right hand towards the sky with his left hand over his chest. His heart is a beating, red, heart with flames radiating up into the sky. On the top of the image there are words, "An alle Kunstler." In the background there is a city with various buildings. The number sixt-eight is visable in the bottom right corner.