Otto Mueller:
Picture "Nude"


Otto Mueller:
Picture "Nude"

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Limited, 499 Copies | Photolithography on Handmade Paper | Solid Wood Frame | Glazed | Format 82 x 72 cm

Otto Mueller: Picture "Nude"

With expressive strokes of chalk Otto Mueller (1874-1930) transfers his female figure to a natural paradise. The coloring gives the representation something transparent: "The color supports this impression of an owlfly. She is lying in the contours, thin and almost transparent like pollen." (Paul Westheim)

Hand finished, gridless photolithography in 4 colours on Zerkall paper. Limited worldwide edition of 499 copies. Sheet format 77 x 64 cm. With a gold colored solid wood frame, glazed. Format 82 x 72 cm.

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Otto Muller (1874-1930), one of the most important representatives of the German expressionism, was quiet according to reports of contemporaries, closed almost stubborn person. His close friend Wilhelm Lehmbruck, who was artistically not less than him introverted, 1910 the "bridge” on their own way. His work is similar in many stylistic elements the (Bridge) artists, however, it differs by its insistence on a certain naturalness, his search for the "paradise" in the link between man and nature, which brought him the reputation of an expressionist Romanticist.

His earthy-green landscapes nudes female and the numerous versions of a theme that occupied him throughout his life: The semi-exotic, half Fantastic acting "gypsies" -portraits. His landscapes reveal his autonomy: with structured elements in muted colours and their strictly composition, they are comparable at best the great late works of Paula Modersohn Becker's.

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