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Emil Orlik: 'Kurzweil' and 'Würfler'

'Kurzweil' and 'Würfler'
2 etchings printed on one sheet, 1897
Catalogue Reference: Söhn 52803-5/6
Sheet Size: 37 x 28 cm - (14½ x 11 inches)
the PAN text line of the artist, title and medium in the lower left corner of the sheet

'Kurzweil' (amusing the baby) and 'Würfler' (Dice-game) were two of the first four etchings by Orlik to be published; they appeared in PAN 1897, volume 3
'Kurzweil' 6.6 x 5.1 cms (2 5/8 x 2 ins), 'Würfler' 5.5 x 8.5 cms (2 3/8 x 3 3/8 ins)
on wove paper with full margins

The art magazine PAN was published between 1895 and 1900. It was the first German de-luxe art journal to be published with original graphics conceived as individual works of art. The printing was of a very high standard, and fine paper was used throughout