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Lot 337

Hanns Kralik The Morning Signed Etching 1929

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Kralik, Hanns (German, 1900-1971), Der Morgen [The Morning], 1929, etching on paper, signed, titled and dated in pencil at bottom, impression 17.5 x 12.25 inches, full margins, matted but not framed. Kralik was a painter, printmaker and an active member of the resistance against the Nazis and spent some time in the Borgermoor concentration camp for his Communist activity. He was a member of the Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus and Assoziation revolutionarer bildender Kunstler. His early prints show the influence of George Grosz. Catalog GRAFIK 46 (9). Provenance: gift of the artist to a Jewish German family that fled Europe in 1936.