"Marode" (Ailing) by Max Pollak

Marode (Ailing) by Max Pollak

"Marode" (Ailing)

Max Pollak

Title

"Marode" (Ailing)

 
Artist

Max Pollak

  1886 - 1970 (biography)
Year
c. 1917  
Technique
drypoint 
Image Size
3 7/8 x 9"" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
not stated; presumed small 
Annotations
pencil titled, lower right; Friedl Pollak Collection stamp in lower left sheet corner; stamped on verso, "Made in Austria" 
Reference
 
Paper
thin ivory wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
22619 
Price
$275.00 
Description
The German word "Marode" refers to a state of dilapidation or ramshackleness, or feeling worn out or ill. The title "Sick Soldiers" is found among checklists of Pollak's work; this may be the alternative title of this piece.