View 1 of Lot 197. W. Gropius and L. Moholy-Nagy. Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923, 1923.
View 1 of Lot 197. W. Gropius and L. Moholy-Nagy. Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923, 1923.
197

W. Gropius and L. Moholy-Nagy. Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923, 1923

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

W. Gropius and L. Moholy-Nagy. Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923, 1923

W. Gropius and L. Moholy-Nagy. Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923, 1923

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,250

GBP

GROPIUS, WALTER AND LÁZLO MOHOLY-NAGY

Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923. Weimar and Munich: Bauhausverlag, [1923]


4to (243 x 249mm.), one of 2,600 copies, illustrated throughout (photographic plates and illustrations and lithographs, some coloured), original black boards lettered in red and blue, card slipcase, pp.219-224 loose, upper cover detached, browning to text pages


FIRST EDITION of this documentation of the achievements of the Bauhaus movement. The striking cover, designed by Herbert Bayer with its letters stripped of all ornamental elements, is typical of Bauhaus typography; the inside layout was designed by Moholy-Nagy.