Franz Gertsch

Gräser I (Detail 3)
2002

Franz Gertsch, Gräser I (Detail 3)

Woodcut on Kumohadamashi Japan paper

Image: 47 × 64 cm | 18 1/2 × 25 1/4 in
Sheet: 72 × 89 cm | 28 1/3 × 35 in

Signed and marked »ea« also marked »3-1 ea« on the verso

Edition of 5 + e.a.. Publisher: Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf

One of 6 details of the bigger woodcut »Gräser I«, 1999-2000, each published in 6 different colours

Interim Catalogue Raisonné by Mason 2013 no. 22. detail 3

Provenance

Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf; Private Collection Switzerland

Exhibitions
  • Museum Sinclair-Haus/Altana Kulturstiftung, "Franz Gertsch Holzschnitte. Aus der Natur gerissen", Bad Homburg 2013
  • Galerie Kornfeld, "Franz Gertsch. Holzschnitte - ausgewählte Separatdrucke", Bern 2011
Literature
  • Andrea Firmenich/Johannes Janssen (ed.), "Franz Gertsch Holzschnitte. Aus der Natur gerissen", exhib.-cat. Museum Sinclair-Haus/Altana Kulturstiftung, Cologne 2013, p. 123

About Franz Gertsch

Starting with photographs, Franz Gertsch explores new dimensions in woodcuts. As the most important contemporary Swiss artist, he achieved his international breakthrough in 1972 at documenta 5 in Kassel.

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