Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 1660

 
Max Klinger - Ein Handschuh. 1898

1660
Max Klinger
Ein Handschuh. 1898
Estimate:
€ 6,500 / $ 7,150
Sold:
€ 11,280 / $ 12.408

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Klinger, M., Ein Handschuh. Folge von zehn Blättern erfunden und radiert. Rad.-Werk VI. Series of 10 orig. etchings by M. Klinger. Berlin, W. Felsing for Leipzig, M. Klinger 1898. Loose plates in orig. half cloth portfolio with title on front board and 3 thongs. Oblong large folio.
Singer 113-22. - Fourth edition. - Magnificent impressions on firm yellowish English copper plate printing paper. - "Auf dem zehnten Blatt steht, daß es 1878 komponiert und 1880 radiert sei. Als Federzeichnungen lag die Folge bereits 1878 vollendet vor" [transl:"The tenth sheet indicates that it was composed in 1878 and etched in 1880. The series was already at hand as a feather and ink drawing in 1878"] (Singer). - Comprises: Ort (Singer 113 V), Handlung (Singer 114 VI), Wünsche (Singer 115VI), Rettung (Singer 116 VII), Triumph (Singer 117 V), Huldigung (Singer 118 V), Ängste (Singer 119 V), Ruhe (Singer 120 V), Entführung (Singer 121 V) and Amor (Singer 122 V). - Size of sheet ca. 43,5-44 : 59,5-60 cm. The etchings with Roman numbers on the plate and inscribed "Max Klinger" below the image. - Title minimally stained and with a creased corner. Portfolio rubbed and with scratches, Flaps with small tears. Inside fine, clean and broad-margined copy with barely noticeable marginal creasing.
4th edition. With 10 orig. etchings by M. Klinger. Orig. half cloth portfolio with front cover title and 3 thongs. - Portfolio rubbed and with scratches, straps with marginal tears. Inside fine, clean and wide-margined copy with negligible creases.

1660
Max Klinger
Ein Handschuh. 1898
Estimate:
€ 6,500 / $ 7,150
Sold:
€ 11,280 / $ 12.408

(incl. 20% surcharge)