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upper right on title page in black ink: Für Quappi Beckmann / in der Zeit der Krankheit Anfang 1944 / in Amsterdam noch einmal ganz durchgesehen (For Quappi Beckmann, looked through once again, at the time of illness, early 1944 in Amsterdam) / Max Beckmann

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Mrs. Max Beckmann, Peoria; gift to NGA, 1984.





Exhibition History
1994
A Century of Artists' Books, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1994-1995.
1999
A Century for the Century: Fine Printed Books from 1900 to 1999, The Grolier Club, New York, 1999, no. 44
1999
The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come, British Museum, London, 1999, p. 312 (no. 12).
2011
The Best of Both Worlds: finely printed livres d'artistes, 1910-2010 The Grolier Club, New York, 17 May-27 July 2011
Bibliography
1962
Gallwitz, Klaus. Max Beckmann. Die Druckgraphik, Radierungen, Lithographien, Holzschnitte. Karlsruhe: Badischer Kunstverein, 1962.
1990
Hofmaier, James. Max Beckmann, Catalogue raisonné of his Prints. 2 vols. Bern: Gallery Kornfeld, 1990.
2011
Kelly, Jerry. The Best of Both Worlds: finely printed livres d'artistes, 1910-2010. (Exh. cat. The Grolier Club, New York, 2001). Boston, 2011.