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Philosophy and Art: Shakespeare Visionen

Max Beckmann

Mord (Murder), plate 31 in the collection "Visions of Shakespeare"

Colby College Museum of Art

Theodor Thomas Heine

Lady Macbeth, Colby College Museum of Art

Emil Rudolf Weiss

Plate 19; image from Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Oskar Kokoschka

Sturm,  Colby College Museum of Art

Oskar Kokoschka and King Lear

Shakespeare Visionen

This work is a portfolio of prints made from a set of 32 drawings and etchings produced on the theme "Visions of Shakespeare" by a number of German artists. A run of 200 copies was made in 1918.


* from the Colby Library:

       - results for a search of "shakespeare visionen" in OneSearch

  NOTE!  Many of these books are not available in CBB. Allow a week or more for books requested through ILL to arrive.

       - results of a subject search for Expressionism - Art - Germany in the Colby catalog

       - search for individual artists by Subject in the catalog, e.g.:  Beckmann Max 1884 1950 Criticism And Interpretation, or for articles in ArtSource and ARTBibliographies Modern


* list of prints with images from the University of Iowa Museum's collection

* description of the portfolio and full list of prints, without images, from the German Bildindex

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