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Joseph Beuys

Hasen, 1982
Unique ink drawing on brown card, 300 x 480 mm. 

This drawing, of two hares on a black background, features an important symbol for Beuys. According to the artist, the hare represented a certain pan-european internationalism, receptive to art and ideas. Signed by Beuys in pencil.

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Schlitten, 1985
Unique ink drawing on brown card, 303 x 479 mm.

In this drawing, Beuys depicts a sledge – a recurrent motif in his work – due to the well-known story of when his plane crashed and he was subsequently rescued and placed on a sledge wrapped in felt and fat. Signed by Beuys in pencil.