Two etchings with erotic representaions were executed by a famous German painter and graphic artist Max Bruening, born 1887. The artist studied at the Academy in Leipzig under Alois Kolb and in Munich under von Stuck. He undertook study travelles in Greece, Paris, Tirol and the East.
For other works by this painter see items No. 157; 158, 522.
Inscription: each signed in pencil Max Bruening, lower right; second titled in German : " original etching Butterfly, (18)97”.
Technique: each original etching on paper.
Measurements: each sheet w 7 2/3" x h 13 1/3" (27 x 45 cm); framed together 29 1/8” x 19"(74 x 59 cm)
Condition: in good condition