Horst Janssen etchings for sale

German, 1929-1995

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Annettchen in the Haseldorfer Marsch -  JANSSEN

Annettchen in the Haseldorfer Marsch
Etching and aquatint, 1987, Griffelkunst 89, edition unknown. 12 x 5 3/8 in. Initialed in the plate, lower right. Dated and titled in the plate, lower left. Initialed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The paper is a cream laid and the Griffelkunst blindstamp is in the lower left margin. Excellent condition. The Haseldorfer Marsch is in Schleswig-Holstein.
$900

Edgar Allan Poe -  JANSSEN

Edgar Allan Poe
Etching and aquatint, 1983, Griffelkunst 67, edition unknown. 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left, and with "Nevermore, Griffelkunst, Langenhorn." Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Janssen produced many portraits of Poe, an author he admired and was fascinated by. This work is exemplary.
$600

Head Willows- Lieselotten-Land (Kopfweiden) -  JANSSEN

Head Willows- Lieselotten-Land (Kopfweiden)
Etching and aquatint, 1987, Griffelkunst 90, edition unknown. 11 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. Initialed, titled and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil. Here we have a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This compelling image is one of many intaglios produced by Janssen at the Giffelkunst-Vereinigung in Hamburg. They have been publishing prints since 1925. There's a Horst Janssen Museum in his hometown, Oldenburg.
$950

Morning - Lydia (Morgen - Lydia) -  JANSSEN

Morning - Lydia (Morgen - Lydia)
Etching and aquatint, 1887, Griffelkunst 87, edition unknown. 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. Initialed and dated in the plate, lower right. Initialed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Janssen excelled at self portraiture and he produced innumerable version of his own likeness. This is the case here as the artist leans down to offer his cat, Lydia, a mouse. Janssen is widely considered one of the finest draughtsmen and printmakers of his generation. His work is found in a vast number of museums in Europe as well as here in the United States. This includes the Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. He's had exhibitions at the Rembrandthuis Museum and the Leopold Museum in Vienna.
$1,000

Shoe - Friendship (Schuh - Freundschaft) -  JANSSEN

Shoe - Friendship (Schuh - Freundschaft)
Etching, 1982, Griffelkunst 59, edition unknown. 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. Initialed and titled in the plate, upper left corner. Initialed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Janssen produced four such shoe studies in 1982.
$550

The Return Home (Die Heimkehr) -  JANSSEN

The Return Home (Die Heimkehr)
Etching and aquatint printed in color, 1993, edition unknown. 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. Initialed in pencil. This is a superb impression of this powerful print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Janssen is widely considered one of the finest draughtsmen and printmakers of his generation. His work is found in a vast number of museums in Europe as well as here in the United States. This includes the Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. He's had exhibitions at the Rembrandthuis Museum and the Leopold Museum in Vienna. Depicted here is a mother and child seemingly overwhelmed by an intense rainstorm.
$650


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