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Max Beckmann
Large Bridge (Iron Footbridge in Frankfurt am Main) 1922. Drypoint on heavy cream wove paper. Signed, lower right; titled and inscribed “orig. Rad. 1922” (original etching 1922), lower left edge. 16 3/8" x 10" (41.6 x 25.4 cm). From the edition of 50 impressions. The "Iron Footbridge" connected the center of Frankfurt to the Sachsenhausen district, where Beckmann lived between 1915 and 1933. Large Bridge reproduces, incompletely and in reverse, a painting of the same subject also created in 1922. This impression is from the single edition of about 50. The previous state consists only of trial proofs. Hofmaier 243/B.