The Smell of Death

Tempera on unprimed cardboard

Inventory number: MM.M.00248

Catalogue raisonné: Woll M 375



The outlining in pencil is visible in several places in the picture. The cardboard has subsequently been mounted onto fibreboard.
Title Liklukt (NO) The Smell of Death (EN) Leichengeruch (DE)
Painter Edvard Munch, Norwegian
Date 1895
Classification Paintings
Material/technique Tempera on unprimed cardboard
Dimensions Image: 54,5 × 77,5 cm Framed: 59 × 82,5 × 4,5 cm Technical dimensions: 54,5 × 77,7 cm
Signed Usignert
Owner/Collection Munchmuseet
Inventory number MM.M.00248
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Beware of the Holy Whore: Edvard Munch, Lene Berg and the Dilemma of Emancipation, utst. Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Venezia 2013, 15

Stein, Mille, "Edvard Munch's paintings with water stains: Analysis of the Ekely Collection at the Munch Museum", Zeitschrift für Kunsttechnologie und Konservierung, 25. Jahrg., Heft 2, 2012, s. 273–284

Hansen, Dorothee, Nierhoff-Wielk, Barbara og Groth, Katharina, "Katalog. Die ausgestellten Werke", Edvard Munch – Rätsel hinter der Leinwand, utst.kat. Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen 2011, s. 136
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