Georg Baselitz: Schlafende Hunde etching
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Georg Baselitz: Schlafende Hunde

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Printed on Somerset paper by Niels Borch Jensen in Copenhagen, this work is one of twenty-four prints from Georg Baselitz’s series Schlafende Hunde (Sleeping Dogs) (1998–99), which reflects on humanity’s suffering. Against an expressionistically rendered field of color, or framed by curtains, each dog appears in repose, rendered with jagged strokes that evoke the burden of living with humans. Baselitz gives new meaning to the idiom “Let sleeping dogs lie” by equating our own struggles with those of a domestic animal.

Artist: Georg Baselitz
Producer: Niels Borch Jensen, Copenhagen
Date: 1998
Medium: Line etching, drypoint, and aquatint on paper
Dimensions: 33 1/2 × 25 inches (84.9 × 63.5 cm)
Edition: Edition 9/20
Signed: Signed, dated, and numbered on recto
Framed: Unframed

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