Josef Achmann (German, 1885 - 1958)

Der Judith Darstellerin, Frau Magna- Lena, 1921. Woodcut on Japan. 7 x 5 3/4 inches. A proof  apart from the edition of 450. From a set of five images illustrating "Judith and Holofernes," published in Die Rote Ende, edited by Karl Lorenz and published in 1922 by Adolf Harms in Hamburg. Signed and dedicated in pencil by the artist.

Judith is groomed by her maid for her performance before Holofernes, in a striking black and white composition.



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