Marcus Michael Douglas Behmer, portrait June 1947, drawing by Dorothea Werner, née Leiding, pencil and chalk on moderate, post-war quality cardboard, private collection, on loan, protected by Copyright

Drawing © Michael Werner 1985



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Portrait of Marcus Behmer (1879-1958)





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Drawing by Dorothea Werner, née Leiding (1910-1985)

Pencil and chalk on moderate, post-war quality cardboard
34.5 x 42 cm; 13.6 x 16.5 ins
signed: D. Werner-Leiding; dated: 27. VI. 1947

Marcus Behmer - typographer and book artist, illustrator, graphic designer, painter, engraver and printmaker - and Dorothea Werner - sculptor and painter - both German, were close friends since the early 1930s. Werner drew a number of rare and unique, hitherto unpublished live and death portraits of Behmer.

Private collection, on loan



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