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Edvard Munch: Love, Life and Death

Edvard Munch: Love, Life and Death

Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch: Love, Life and death features Munch’s printmaking career from 1894 to 1930, showcasing his artistic achievement in its true richness and diversity of his printmaking techniques. The exhibition reveals Munch’s struggle to translate personal trauma into universal terms and, in the process, comprehend the fundamental components of human existence: love, life and death.

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Det syke bar (The sick child), 1896, etching and drypoint, 13 3/4 x 16 13/16 inches

For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art.

Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch

Trøst (Consolation)

1894

Drypoint printed in black ink on Holland paper Signed by the artist “Edv, Munch” in pencil, lower right Signed “O Felsing” by the printer, lower left Printed by O Felsing Image: 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches Sheet: 12 1/2 x 20 inches Framed: 20 1/8 x 22 7/8 inc (Woll 6 b.V; Schiefler 6)

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Edvard Munch

Das Kranke Kind (The Sick Child)

1894

Drypoint, roulette and burnisher printed in black ink on cream wove paper From the final state Signed "Edv Munch" by the artist in pencil, lower right Signed “O Felsing” by the printer, lower left Image: 15 x 11 1/4 inches Sheet: 21 7/16 x 17 1/8 inches Framed: 26 3/8 x 22 1/4 inches (Woll 7.VI.c) (Schiefler 7)

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Via edvardmunch.org

Edvard Munch

Dagen Derpå (The Day After)

1894

Drypoint and open bite printed in brownish black ink on heavy cream paper Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right Signed by the printer in pencil, lower left Printed by Otto Felsing, Berlin Image: 8 1/8 x 11 5/8 inches Sheet: 16 3/8 x 20 1/8 inches Framed: 21 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches (Woll 10.VI) (Schiefler 15)

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Edvard Munch

Det syke bar (The sick child)

1896

Etching and drypoint in black ink on medium heavy cream wove paper Signed by the artist, "Edv Munch" in pencil, lower right Annotated by the artist "Omtrentlig 20 Expl. Solgte"(about 20 impressions sold) in pencil, lower right margin Annotated "Tilhører Kunstnerforeningen (Belongs to the Artist's Association) 16-9. 1974”, in ink, on verso With stamp of Munch-Museet "Jan Thurmann-Moe. Tekn. konservator." In ink, on verso Image: 5 7/16 x 7 3/16 inches Sheet: 13 ¾ x 16 13/16 inches (Woll 59.d; Schiefler 60)

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The Day After, 1894-1895, oil on canvas, 115 cm x 152 cm. Via nasjonalmuseet.no

Edvard Munch

Løsrivelse II / Separation II

1896

Lithograph on Japanese paper Inscribed by sister Inger Munch, “Solgt av Inger Munch. 1947”(Sold by Inger Munch), lower right Image: 16 3/16 x 24 5/8 inches Sheet: 21 x 30 9/16 inches Framed: 26 7/16 x 35 inches (Woll 078 I.b) (Schiefler 68)

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Edvard Munch

Das Weib (Woman/Sphinx)

1899

Lithograph printed on heavy buff wove paper Stamped "Fra Edvard Munchs testamentariske gave OSLO KOMMUNE" in ink, verso Stamped and inscribed "Munch-Museet, Munch-museet 1968, Bo nr. 238-42, Sch. nr. ________" in ink, verso Printed by Petersen & Waitz Image: 18 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches Sheet: 19 5/8 x 25 1/2 inches Framed: 31 3/8 x 36 5/8 inches (Woll 147.II) (Schieffler 122)

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The Three Stages of Woman (Sphinx), 1894, oil on canvas, 164 cm x 250 cm. Via edvardmunch.org

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Die Brosche. Eva Mudocci

Edvard Munch

1903

Lithograph on Japan paper, laid down on thin Japan paper Signed by the artist “Edv, Munch” in pencil, lower right Printed by Lassally, 1903 Plate: 23 7/8 x 18 3/8 inches Sheet: 27 3/8 x 20 1/8 inches Framed: 36 x 28 1/2 inches (Woll 244.I.2 (of V), Schiefler 212)

Edvard Munch

Celline naken (Celline Nude)

1914*

Drypoint printed in black ink on medium-weight cream wove paper Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right Unidentified collectors stamp lower right corner recto; inscribed with collector’s inventory number in pencil, upper left corner verso Inscribed “58 / Celline, nackt” in pencil, bottom left corner; “Sch. 355 b / nur etwa 20 abzüge 1912 (only about 20 copies 1912)" in pencil, bottom center Printed by Wittman or Wilh. Scheels Klisjéanstalt, Kristiania Image: 10 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches Sheet: 17 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches Framed: 24 x 19 1/2 inches (Woll 477) (Schiefler 355) *Note: The Schiefler catalogue dates this print to 1912; according to Woll, it was executed in 1914.

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Edvard Munch

Skogen (The Forest)

1908-09

Lithograph printed in black From the "Alfa og Omega" ("Alpha and Omega") series From the collection of the Munch Museum, Oslo Museum inventory number 307-39 stamped on verso Printed by Dansk Reproduktionsanstalt, Copenhagen Image: 13 x 16 1/2 inches Sheet: 19 1/2 x 25 1/4 inches Framed: 23 x 30 inches (Woll 342) (Schiefler 312)

Edvard Munch

Gråtende ung kvinne ved sengen (Weeping Young Woman by the Bed)

1930

Lithograph printed in black ink on cream wove paper Signed "Edvard Munch" in pencil, lower right Printed by Anton Peter Nielsen, Kristiania Image: 15 x 14 inches Sheet: 25 3/16 x 25 7/16 inches Framed: 28 x 27 3/4 inches (Woll 713)

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