Tuesday, September 18, 2007




Emil Nolde (German, 1867-1956)
Prophet (Prophet). (1912)
Woodcut, composition: 12 5/8 x 8 3/4" (32.1 x 22.2 cm)
sheet: 19 11/16 x 14 3/8" (50 x 36.5 cm)
Publisher: unpublished. Printer: the artist, Berlin and Ada Nolde, Berlin
Edition: unknown (approx. 20-30 impressions)


This is one of my favorite woodcuts from the German Expressionist. The deep emotion and hallow feel of the eyes. An overall feeling of debilitation is fully explored in the print.