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Emil Orlik: Portrait of Conrad Ansorge

Portrait of Conrad Ansorge
etching, 1914
Plate/Image Size: 25 x 20 cm - (9¾ x 7¾ inches)
Sheet Size: 35.5 x 28.7 cm - (14 x 11¼ inches)
signed in pencil and dated 1915

a very fine impression of this early portrait of the musician Conrad Ansorge; Orlik was to make two further portrait prints of Ansorge, a lithograph in 1915 and an etching in 1926; this early etching is rare and we can find no reference to an edition
on wove paper
in wonderful condition

Conrad Ansorge : 1862 - 1930. Eminent German pianist, composer and teacher , known for being the teacher of Wilhelm Furtwängler the great conductor