Woodcut on Rives BFK, 1951 (printed 1973-74). 270x257 mm; 10 3/4x10 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed, dated "1951" and numbered 12/50 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Franz Joseph van der Grinten, Gaesdonk. Published by Propyläen Verlag, Berlin. A very good impression of this scarce woodcut.
We have found only one other impression at auction in the past 30 years.
The first published edition of a woodcut made by Beuys (1921-1986) early in his career. Schellmann 92 d.