Edmund STEPPES (Burghausen 1873 - Dusseldorf 1968)
Study of a Toad Sold
Pen and grey-black ink on paper washed grey.
Signed with a monogram and dated Edm. St. / 1916. at the bottom centre.
Further inscribed München on the verso.
178 x 224 mm. (7 x 8 3/4 in.) [sheet]
A closely-related pencil drawing of a toad by Edmund Steppes, dated October 1917 and showing more of a landscape setting, was recently on the art market in Germany.