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Inscription

lower right in plate: op_ MK. VI_ / c. 1878 r 1880; lower center below image in graphite: No. 10. (erased) Beim Erwachen (on awakening); lower center below plate mark in graphite: No. 10 (written over X) Au Reveil (on awakening); lower left below plate mark in graphite: "Un gant" / eaux-fortes oeuvre VI.; upper right above image in graphite: No.; upper right above image lightly scratched in plate: X.

Provenance

Carus Gallery, New York; private collection; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
2009
The Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; NGA; Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, 2009 - 2010
Bibliography
1909
Singer, Hans Wolfgang. Max Klingers Radierungen, Stiche und Steindrucke. Berlin, 1909 (republished 1978 by Martin Gordon, New York).
1977
Varnedoe, J. Kirk T. with Elizabeth Streicher. Graphic Works of Max Klinger. New York, 1977: 80-81 (Postscript to A Glove).
1984
Carey, Frances and Antony Griffiths. The Print in Germany 1880-1933: The Age of Expressionism. London and New York, 1984: 44.