Sale: 413 / Old Masters, May 24. 2014 in Munich Lot 105

 
105
Max Klinger
Brahms-Phantasie. Einundvierzig Stiche, Radierungen und Steinzeichnungen zu Compositionen von Johannes Brahms. Radier-Opus XII, 1894.
Engraving
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,500
Sold:
€ 8,750 / $ 9.625

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Brahms-Phantasie. Einundvierzig Stiche, Radierungen und Steinzeichnungen zu Compositionen von Johannes Brahms. Radier-Opus XII. 1894.
Complete series with 27 sheets in two cases. Togetehr 41 (of which 9 fullpage) illustrations in Engraving, aquatinta, mezzotint engraving, etching and lithography (partly in colors).
Singer 183-223. Winkler 136-147. One of 150 copies of the second edition, with address of publisher Amsler & Ruthardt in title leaf and with additional title leaf. On imperial Japon. Size of illustrations up to ca. 27 x 38 cm (10,6 x 14,9 in). All sheets firmly mounted: 40 x 54 cm (15,7 x 21,2 in). Dimensions of case: 46 x 59,5 x 7 cm (18 x 23,4 x 2,7 in).
Coppers printed by W. Felsing, Berlin, lithographs printed by C. G. Röder, Leipzig.

LITERATURE: Selection (each different copy):
Gerhard Winkler, Max Klinger, Leipzig 1984, pp. 114 ff. (illu. in selection: cat. no. 136-147).
Papiergesänge. Buchkunst im Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert, ex. cat. Munich 1992, no. 7.
Eine Liebe. Max Klinger und die Folgen, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig/Hamburger Kunsthalle 2007/2008, pp. 112 ff. (with illu. of fullpage illustrations: cat. no. 36-45).

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105
Max Klinger
Brahms-Phantasie. Einundvierzig Stiche, Radierungen und Steinzeichnungen zu Compositionen von Johannes Brahms. Radier-Opus XII, 1894.
Engraving
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,500
Sold:
€ 8,750 / $ 9.625

(incl. 25% surcharge)