Schriftgelehrte (Scribes) by Emil Nolde

Emil Nolde joined the Dresden Expressionist group Die Brücke in 1906, and his passionate paintings and prints became highly influential among other members.

Details

Medium:
etching with drypoint and aquatint
Dimensions:
44.2 × 60cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,325 ( Total: £4,650)
Acquired in:
2015
Vendor:
Theobald Jennings Ltd

Scribes belongs to a group of five etchings on Biblical themes made by Nolde in 1911. His subjects and composition often developed out of marks already on the plate and this important etching displays his remarkable style and experimental technique.

Provenance

Thomas Gibson Fine Art; Theobald Jennings Ltd An Art Loss Register search has been carried out.

Venue details

Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G12 8QQ 0141 330 4221 www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian

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