Sale: 373 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 22. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 1198

 
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Grohmann, W., Zeichnungen. 1925


 
1198
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Grohmann, W., Zeichnungen. 1925
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,560
Sold:
€ 7,200 / $ 8.208

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Kirchner. - Grohmann, W., Kirchner-Zeichnungen. With 1 signed orig. woodcut and 18 orig. woodcuts by E. L. Kirchner as well as 1 portrait and 100 plates, some in colors. Dresden, E. Arnold 1925. Orig. half vellum with gilt tooling and top edge gilt, in slipcase. Small 4to.Dube 287 II, 355, 833, 835-849 and 963. - Bolliger 83. - Kornfeld 200 B: "the first relevant book on Kirchner's drawings". - Jentsch 153. - Schauer II, 120. - Rifkind Coll. 1481. - Reed 107. - Arnolds Graphische Bücher. Zweite Folge , vol. 6. - First edition. 1 of 200 numb. copies of the de-luxe edition, rare! - Woodcut 'Weiblicher Akt vor einem Schrank' bound inas frontispiece, matted. A total of 2225 numb. copies were printed by Joh. Pässler in Dresden, of which 2000 as simple edition and just 200 in half vellum with Kicher's signed print (another 25 copies were made as de-luxe edition with drawing). - "The drawings show twenty-five years of work, although the woodcuts made for this book show the technical tendencies of the twenties, with rounded forms, simpler interior spaces, a new linear rhythm taken from Kirchner's study of optics. The flat patterns and simplified profiles are used as repitition of shapes throughout, and subjects are taken from his immediate interests, including his reading." (Reed) - Fine and clean copy.
1198
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Grohmann, W., Zeichnungen. 1925
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,560
Sold:
€ 7,200 / $ 8.208

(incl. 20% surcharge)