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Title

The Skaters

Artist

Max Beckmann

Date

1932

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G371
The Skaters, Max Beckmann
: Catalogue: Max Beckmann's The Skaters
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 50 1/2 x 38 1/2 in. (128.27 x 97.79 cm) (canvas)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date LL in black: [Beckmann 32] Labels on back in mylar.
Physical Description: German Expressionism. The picture encloses four figures in a tight, absurd configuration defined by a picture frame and a door frame. Two men dressed as harlequins raise a daringly balanced woman muffled up in winter attire. A waiter in tails with a tray
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Putnam Dana McMillan
Accession Number: 61.36.20
Rights: © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Artist: Max Beckmann, German, 1884 - 1950
Role: Artist
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1884 - 1950
Added to Site: February 28, 2009