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: 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


Place Made: Germany, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


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

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.

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


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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