COMIC GROTESQUE: WIT AND MOCKERY IN GERMAN ART, 1870-1940

Arnold Böcklin, Sirens, 1875
Sirens
1875

Oil on canvas
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie

b. 1827, Basel, Switzerland
d. 1901, Fiesole, Italy

Arnold Böcklin
Sirens
Arnold Böcklin
1875
Arnold Böcklin, Sirens, 1875
Arnold Böcklin, Sirens, 1875
Max Klinger, Pissing Death, ca. 1880
Pissing Death
ca. 1880

Oil on canvas
Courtesy of Gallery Brockstedt, Hamburg

b. 1857, Leipzig
d. 1920, near Naumburg

Max Klinger
Pissing Death
Max Klinger
ca. 1880
Max Klinger, Pissing Death, ca. 1880
Max Klinger, Pissing Death, ca. 1880
Emil Nolde, Mountain Giants, 1895-96
Mountain Giants
1895-96

Oil on canvas
Stiftung Seebüll Ada and Emil Nolde

b. 1867, Nolde, near Tondern (North Schleswig)
d. 1956, Seebüll (Northern Friesland)

Emil Nolde
Mountain Giants
Emil Nolde
1895-96
Emil Nolde, Mountain Giants, 1895-96
Emil Nolde, Mountain Giants, 1895-96
Alfred Kubin, Adoration (The Potbelly), ca. 1901
Adoration (The Potbelly)
ca. 1901

India ink and spray on board
Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz

b. 1877, Leitmeritz
d. 1959, Wernstein

Alfred Kubin
Adoration (The Potbelly)
Alfred Kubin
ca. 1901
Alfred Kubin, Adoration (The Potbelly), ca. 1901
Alfred Kubin, Adoration (The Potbelly), ca. 1901
Lyonel Feininger, The White Man, 1907
The White Man
1907

Oil on canvas
Colleción Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza
on loan to the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

b. 1871, New York
d. 1956, New York

Lyonel Feininger
The White Man
Lyonel Feininger
1907
Lyonel Feininger, The White Man, 1907
Lyonel Feininger, The White Man, 1907