Catalogue entry

P77200 24 1953

Drypoint and open-bite 378 × 517 (14 7/8 × 20 3/8) on Arches paper 502 × 667 (19 3/4 × 26 1/4); plate-mark 378 × 517 (14 7/8 × 20 3/8); printed by Lacourière, Paris and published by Berggruen, Paris in an edition of 100; watermark ‘Arches’
Inscribed ‘Hartung’ below image b.r., ‘24/100’ below image b.l., and in another hand ‘Comp 8’ twice along bottom edge
Purchased at Christie's (Grant-in-Aid) 1987
Lit: Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints, sale cat., Christie's 20 Oct. 1987 (172, as ‘Komposition 8’)
Repr: Rolf Schmücking, Hans Hartung: Werkverzeichnis der Graphik 1921–1965, Braunschweig 1965, p.53 (another impression)

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Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996