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King Lear (From Book King Lear)

Modern and Contemporary Art
Portrait of King Lear

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King Lear (From Book King Lear)

Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Oskar Kokoschka
Austrian, 1886–1980

Date

1963

Medium

Lithograph on paper

Accession #

1979.61 A

Dimensions

Location

Currently Not on View

Description

A portrait of the title character shows the king as a mature but determined man. Features of his clothing and accoutrements are only summarily indicated with abstract marks.

Credit

Gift of Dr. Sherman N. Leis through the Ackerman Foundation

Image Copyright

© Fondation Oskar Kokoschka/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ProLitteris, Zurich


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