Handlung (Action), number 2 of 10; from the portfolio Ein Handschuh (A Glove)

Max Klinger, German, 1857 - 1920


1880; published 1898 (4th edition)

Etching and aquatint on cream wove paper

4th edition

Impression: 11 7/8 × 8 3/8 in. (30.2 × 21.3 cm)

Sheet: 23 1/2 × 17 5/16 in. (59.7 × 44 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from the Cremer Foundation in memory of J. Theodor Cremer and tthe Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Wilhelm Felsing, Berlin


Europe, Germany


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, lower right, in plate: MAX KLINGER; upper right, in plate: II.

Course History

WGST 51.8, The Femme Fatale in Literature, Film, and Myth, Paul Carranza, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

Temptation and Denial: Symbolist Prints by Redon and Klinger, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 3-September 19, 1999.

A Space for Dialogue 60, Hand-In-Glove: Representations of the Glove as Fetish Object, Thisbe Gensler, Class of 2010, Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 14-October 31, 2010.


Catherine E. Burns, Berkeley, California [dealer]; sold to present collection, 1984.

Catalogue Raisonne

H.W. Singer, Max Klinger, Etchings, Engravings and Lithographs, 1878-1903, San Francisco, 1991, p. 202, no. 114.

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