Der Krieg (K. 70 - 119)
200,000 - 300,000 GBP
Property from a Private European Collection
1891 - 1969
Der Krieg (K. 70 - 119)
The complete portfolio, comprising 50 etchings with drypoint and aquatint, 1924, each signed in pencil, numbered 39/70, annotated in sequential order within five paper wrappers (as issued), each wrapper additionally signed and numbered '39', printed by O. Felsing, Charlottenburg, published by Karl Nierendorf, Berlin, on cream wove and laid papers with the BSB watermark, accompanied by the grey linen-covered portfolio case with the title in black on the cover
each sheet: approx. 356 by 470mm 14 by 18 1/2 in
portfolio case (overall): 500 by 370 by 60mm 19 3/4 by 14 1/2 by 2 1/4 in
With full margins, in good condition overall, some sheets with minor light-staining, several with short, soft handling creases, pressure marks, or foxing, the deckle possibly shaved on a few sheet edges, the paper wrappers with splitting along the spine, slight foxing and minor creasing, the porfolio case slightly worn, with minor discoloration and a few small abrasions and splits.
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Private Collection, Switzerland (Acquired from the above in the 1960's)
Thence by descent to the present owner