Karen (Karen von Blixen Fineke, aka: Isak Dinesen) by Kay Christensen

Karen (Karen von Blixen Fineke, aka: Isak Dinesen) by Kay Christensen

Karen (Karen von Blixen Fineke, aka: Isak Dinesen)

Kay Christensen

Title

Karen (Karen von Blixen Fineke, aka: Isak Dinesen)

 
Artist
Year
1938  
Technique
2 color lithograph 
Image Size
27 7/8 x 22" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right; in stone lower right image 
Edition Size
40 impressions 
Annotations
pencil, lower margin: "Litografi trykt i Haand presse: 40 Exemplars - Karen - Kay C. 1938"; titled and dated in upper left image. 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
19114 
Price
$1,000.00 
Description
This large 2 color lithograph by Danish painter/printmaker Kay Wilhelm Louis Christensen is a portrait of Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen Fineke (1885-1962) who wrote her most famous novel "Out of Africa" using the pseudonym Isak Dinesen. In 1955 Christensen also painted a portrait of Dinesen which is in the Royal Library of the National Library of Denmark.