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The ice-skater, 1924

By Ernst Ludwig Kirchner


Framed Art


Art Museum
Photo courtesy Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt


Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany


Tempera on canvas


49.5 in. x 26.5 in. (125.5 cm x 169.5 cm)


Optium Museum Acrylic®

The Challenge

  • To protect painting while providing an optimal viewing experience.

The Solution

Optium Museum Acrylic®

Allows viewers to see the drawing rather than distracting reflections.

Shatter resistant
Safeguards against injury and damage to artwork and visitors.  This product is ideal for valuable works, high traffic areas, and public event spaces.

Acrylic is half the weight of glass; Ideal for large, heavy projects and or works that travel.

Anti-static protection exceeds that of glass
Immediately eliminates static charge.  Makes for safer and easier framing and less cleaning.

Abrasion resistant
A durable hard coat protects against scratches from cleaning and general exposure to the public.

99% UV blocking
Protects the painting from the most damaging light wavelengths, helping prevent fading and degradation.

The Work

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner is one of several well-known Expressionists highlighted in the Hessisches Landesmuseum’s 19th and 20th centuries paintings galleries.

More Info

  • For more information on the collection of works from the 19th and 20th centuries in the Hessisches Landesmuseum’s Painting Gallery, click here.