Franz von Stuck

Die Sinnlichkeit,

proof impression of the etching, 1891

Franz von Stuck (1863-1928)

"Die Sinnlichkeit" ("Sensuality")

etching on buff Japan paper

circa 1891

21,7 x 17,8 cm (8 9/16 x 7 in.) (plate), 33,5 x 23,7 cm (sheet)

signed in pencil

The Daulton Collection


Provenance: Friedrich Quiring (born 1886), Eberswalde (collector's stamp verso in brown, Lugt 1041C)


A rare proof impression before the plate was cleaned. 


A proof impression was sold at the auction of the Lanna Collection at Lepke, Berlin, in May, 1911; the auction catalogue stated that about 15 proof impressions had been printed.