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Frauenkopf III (Head of a Woman III)

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Emil Nolde

(Dutchy of Schleswig, August 7, 1867 - April 13, 1956, Neukirchen, Germany)

Frauenkopf III (Head of a Woman III), 1912
Woodcut on paper
11 3/4 x 8 11/16 in. (29.85 x 22.07 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, German
Technique: Woodcut
Credit Line: Gift of the Culley Collection
Accession Number: P59.120

Marjorie Harth Beebe, Art at Pomona 1887-1987: A Centennial Celebration (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1988), 21 illustrated/b&w.
'Painters, Printers, and Publishers,' UC Riverside, 1988
Marjorie Harth, Early Twentieth Century Prints from the Pomona College Collection (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1983), cover and 21 illustrated/bw.
Schiefler-Mosel 116

The printing is over inked and very black. The faint embossing in the paper is very sophisticated printmaking that passes as looking primitive. It is evidence of a very sophisticated aesthetic sensibility.

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  • Image Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 8 11/16 in. (29.85 x 22.07 cm)
  • Sheet Dimensions: 16 5/8 x 11 7/8 in. (42.23 x 30.16 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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