Sale: 409 / Modern Art and Sidelines of the German Avantgarde, Dec. 06. 2013 in Munich Lot 351

 
351
Mappenwerk / Portfolio
Bauhaus-Drucke. Neue Europäische Graphik. Erste Mappe. Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar, 1921.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 100,000 / $ 110,000
Sold:
€ 170,800 / $ 187.880

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Bauhaus-Drucke. Neue Europäische Graphik. Erste Mappe. Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar. 1921.
The portfolio comprising Woodcuts (4), etchings (2), colored lithographs (2) and lithographs (6) as well as title leaf, publisher's imprint, imprint and table of content. Printed and published by Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar 1921.
Peters I/1-14. Wingler I/1-14. Söhn HDO 101-1 to 101-14. All signed, some dated (8), the two sheets by Klee with work number. With number in publisher's imprint. From an edition of 110 copies. On different types of paper. Up to 37 x 29,5 cm (14,5 x 11,6 in). Sheet: up to 39 x 55 cm (15,3 x 21,5 in).
Contains following works:
L. Feininger, Villa am Strand (Prasse W 226). L. Feininger, Spaziergänger (Prasse W 113). J. Itten, Spruch von O.Z. Harnisch "Gruß und Heil" (Itten 223). J. Itten, Das Haus des weißen Mannes (Itten 222). P. Klee, Die Heilige vom inneren Licht (Klee 2713). P. Klee, Hoffmaneske Märchenscene (Klee 2714). G. Marcks, Katzen im Dachboden (Lammek H 27). G. Marcks, Die Eule (Lammek H 28). G. Muche, Tierkopf (Schiller 12). G. Muche, Hand-Herz (Schiller 13). O. Schlemmer, Figur von der Seite (Schlemmer GL 7). O. Schlemmer, Konzentrische Gruppe (Schlemmer GL 8). L. Schreyer, color form 6 from play "Kindsterben". L. Schreyer, color form 2 from play "Kindsterben". Some with Bauhaus blindstamp (9). Title leaf, publisher's imprint, imprint and table of content as well as with a binding designed by L. Feininger. In original mounts. The complete set.

Due to the small print run and the Nazis' oppression fo modern art, complete Bauhaus portfolios are extremely rare and quite sought-after. [SM].

351
Mappenwerk / Portfolio
Bauhaus-Drucke. Neue Europäische Graphik. Erste Mappe. Meister des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar, 1921.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 100,000 / $ 110,000
Sold:
€ 170,800 / $ 187.880

(incl. 22% surcharge)