Modernist 20th Century /07 December 2003


Peter Behrens

The Kiss
Germany, 1898
six color woodcut on brown paper
7¾ w × 11¼ h in (20 × 29 cm)

Originally printed in the German art journal PAN in 1898. PAN was published from 1895 to 1900, and conceived as the first German art journal published with original graphics intended as works of art. The printing in the journal was of a very high standard, and fine paper was used throughout. Although the prints were not numbered, the edition was approximately 1,100 issues.

estimate: $2,000–3,000

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