The Getty Research Institute acquires eighty-two prints by German artist Max Liebermann


LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Getty Research Institute announced today the acquisition of 82 prints by German artist Max Liebermann (1847-1935). The collection of prints spans a large part of the artist’s career and highlights the celebrated painter’s skill as a printmaker. The prints are a promised gift of an anonymous donor in memory of Siegbert and Toni Marzynski, the original collectors. “This set of pristine, well-documented prints by one of the most prolific and popular figures in modern German art is incredibly important for researchers and a beautiful addition to the Getty Research Institute’s special collections,” said Thomas W. Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute (GRI). The collection of prints spans more than three decades of Liebermann’s career, from 1887 to 1922. Early works in the collection include idyllic country landscapes such as Grazing Goats, 1887, as well as i