The Scream

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Edvard Munch
Norwegian, 1863-1944

The Scream, 1895

Lithograph in black ink on cream card
355 x 253 mm (image); 510 x 385 mm (sheet)
Signed recto, lower right, in graphite: "E Munch"; in stone, lower center: "Geschrei"; bottom right: "Ich fuhlte das grosse Geschrei durch die Natur"
Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1963.282

Woll 38 B; Schiefler 32; Timm 28

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, January 22-May 1, 1994.

The Art Institute of Chicago, "Becoming Edvard Munch: Influence, Anxiety and Myth", February 14-April 26, 2009, pp. 89, 93, fig. 94, cat. by Jay A. Clarke

Publication History

Gustav Schiefler,Verzeichnis des graphischen Werks Edvard Munchs bis 1906 (Berlin, 1907), p. 49, no. 32.

Gustav Schiefler, Edvard Munchs graphische Kunst (Dresden, 1923), p. 20, no. 32, pl. 18.

Werner Timm, The Graphic Art of Edvard Munch, trans. by Ruth Michaelis-Jena with Patrick Murra (Greenwich, Conn., 1969), pp. 70 and 310, no. 28 (ill.).

Gerd Woll, Edvard Munch: The Complete Graphic Works (New York, 2001), p. 69, no. 38 (ill.).

The Pictoral World of the Child (Cambridge, 2005).

Ownership History

Sold by Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1963.