Max Klinger

Opus II: Rescue of Ovid's Victims

etchings and aquatints on paper, 1879

signed proofs


Max Klinger (1857-1920) 

"Malerische Zueignung (Anrufung)" ["Painter's Dedication (Invocation)"]


etching and aquatint on rolled China

41,3 x 26 cm (plate)

proof impression of the 4th edition, 1891

in pencil signed, dated, and dedicated: "Seinem lieben [...] Max Klinger, L. [Leipzig] 4.3.1900"

The Daulton Collection

Minimally stained and with slight surface rubbing, and further minor signs of wear; otherwise very nice copy.

Plate I from Klinger's print cycle Rettungen ovidischer Opfer, Opus II [Rescue of Ovid's Victims - Opus III].

Singer (catalogue raisonne) 25 VI.

Jack Daulton
The Jack Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California