Old Man Praying

Edvard Munch, Norwegian, 1863 - 1944



Color woodcut printed in yellow and black on laid Japan paper

Image: 18 1/8 × 12 13/16 in. (46 × 32.5 cm)

Sheet: 23 1/4 × 15 13/16 in. (59.1 × 40.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund, the Barbara Dau ’78 Fund for European Art, the Julia L. Whittier Fund, and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund



Place Made: Norway, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower right, in graphite: Edv Munch; Signed, on reverse, lower right, in graphite: E Munch

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Mary Coffey, Joy Kenseth, Winter 2019

ANTH 50.17, Rites of Passage, Sienna Craig, Spring 2020

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I and II, Tricia Treacy, Fall 2020

ARTH 41.02, 20th Century European Art 1900-1945, Katie Hornstein, Fall 2021

SART 27.01, Printmaking I, Tricia Treacy, Fall 2022


Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2016.

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