Man in a Storm

Man in a Storm

Artist

Alfred Kubin
(b. 1877, Leitmeritz d. 1959 , Wernstein )

Date

ca. 1903

Medium

Pen and ink, wash, charcoal, and spray on paper

Classification

Fine Arts

Measurements

overall: 16.5 cm x 24.15 cm

Credit Line

Neue Galerie New York

Accession Number

1999.29

Description

This horizontal format work depicts a figure striding toward a light source emanating in the proper left upper corner of the sheet. There is a small mound of rocks that spills over in the proper left foreground. Above the figure is a large, insect-like creature with wide wings and a long stinger pointing in a menacing fashion toward the head of the figure.

Provenance


Galerie St. Etienne, New York
Albert W. Grokoest, 1962, acquired from the above
Galerie St. Etienne, New York, acquired from the estate of the above
Neue Galerie New York, December 1999, acquired from the above