Verzweiflung III (Despair III)

Ludwig Meidner, German, 1884 - 1966



Drypoint on paper


Plate: 4 11/16 × 5 11/16 in. (11.9 × 14.4 cm)

Sheet: 8 5/16 × 11 5/8 in. (21.1 × 29.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Susan E. Hardy, Nancy R. Wilsker, Sarah A. Stahl, and John S. Stahl in memory of their parents Barbara J. and David G. Stahl, Class of 1947



Place Made: Germany, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right, in graphite: L Meidner / 1914; numbered, lower left, in graphite: 13/60 / Ludwig Meidner, Erstatzische Szene Orig. [illeg.] / Auf Dritten Origs, (1914) in [illeg.] (13/60) / Je 12 x 14.5 cm; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: 5.

Course History

GERM 3.01, Introdoctory German (cont.), Heidi Denzel, Fall 2022

Exhibition History

Recent Acquisition: The Stahl Collection of European and American Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-December 7, 2015.


Collected by Barbara Jaffe Stahl (1930-2004) and David Gerald Stahl (1926-2013), Manchester, New Hampshire; bequeathed to their children Susan E. Hardy, Nancy R. Wilsker, Sarah A. Stahl and John S. Stahl, 2013; given to present collection, 2014.

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