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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M21542
People
Edvard Munch, Norwegian (Loiten, Norway 1863 - 1944 Ekely, Norway)
Title
Old Man Praying
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Old Man at Prayer
Original Language Title: Gammel mann i bønn
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1902
Culture
Norwegian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/252936
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black and pale orange on off-white Japanese paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 45.8 × 33 cm (18 1/16 × 13 in.)
sheet: 52 × 38.7 cm (20 1/2 × 15 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right corner of sheet, graphite: E Munch / No 40
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: P A S / - / L G S [Philip A. and Lynn G. Straus, Lugt 5642]
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp with graphite numbering above: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] M21542
Provenance
Lynn and Philip A. Straus, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, July 13, 1991.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Woll 205, Schiefler 173
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lynn and Philip A. Straus, class of 1937
Copyright
© The Munch Museum / The Munch-Ellingsen Group / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
M21542
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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