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Monarchen Begrussung (Two Kings Greeting One Another)
  • Wilhelm Geissler
    1895–1977
    born: Hamm, Germany ; died: Wuppertal, West Germany (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
  • Monarchen Begrussung (Two Kings Greeting One Another), circa 1925
  • Der künstliche Mensch / Zehn Blätter der Anklage (The Artificial Man / Ten pages for the prosecution), from Kunst der Jugend (Art of Youth) no. 7
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 140 x 115 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 290 x 228 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/16 x 9 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0075.07
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Two figures (robots) leaning on each other, both have crankshaft handles attached to their back. The figure on the right has a knife attached to his upper leg; figure on the left has a sword with decorative hilt. Behind them is a gramophone. Top left corner, portrait of military man with mustache.