Kees van Dongen - lithograph (1951)

Kees van Dongen – lithograph (1951)

Here are some works, mainly prints, that vividly illustrate just how much can be done with so little.

The Kees van Dongen lithograph is one in a series of 58 illustrations for Anatole France’s “La Révolte des Anges”.

Paul Signac - Les bateaux (1895) - Lithograph

Paul Signac – Les bateaux (1895) – Lithograph

Edvard Munch - Nude (1896) - Aquatint and drypoint

Edvard Munch – Nude (1896) – Aquatint and drypoint

Edvard Munch - Womans head against the shore (1899) - Woodcut

Edvard Munch – Womans head against the shore (1899) – Woodcut

 

The Nude standing in an interior by Edvard Munch, on the left above, is strikingly different from other works by Munch at the same period. Munch used this burnished aquatint technique for only a few prints.
Erich Heckel - Franzi liegend (1910) - Woodcut

Erich Heckel – Franzi liegend (1910) – Woodcut

Emil Nolde - Watercolor (1918)

Emil Nolde – Dame mit schwarzem Hut (Woman with black hat) – Watercolor (1918)

 

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