German printmaker and painter Max Klinger was known for inventing fantastical narratives. This installation features six prints from Klinger’s 1881 portfolio Intermezzi, Opus IV, in which the artist presents scenes from multiple story lines in thirteen plates.
IMAGE: Max Klinger (Germany, 1857–1920), Simplicius' Writing Lesson (Simplici Schreibstube), Plate VII from the portfolio Intermezzi, Opus IV, 1881. Etching. Museum Purchase Fund, 1970.15.7