Sale: 391 / Rare Books, May 21. 2012 in Hamburg Lot 122

 
Alfred Hrdlicka - Die Revolution 1848. 1998.


 
122
Alfred Hrdlicka
Die Revolution 1848. 1998.
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,340
Sold:
€ 2,880 / $ 3.369

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Hrdlicka, A., Die Revolution 1848. Aufbruch zur Freiheit. 48 Radierungen zu einem Text von P. Sichrovsky. With 10 orig. etchings in book as well as portfolio of 48 (6 in colors, 1 double page) most orig. etchings signed . Ried, E. Ammering (1998). Red half moroccoo with gilt lettering and top edge gilt as well as black orig. cloth portfolio with gilt lettering; together in black orig. cloth slipcase. Large folio.

One of the few epreuve d'artiste copies, inscribed "E. A." by artist, author and publisher in printer's note (complete print run 85). - Fine broad-margined press print on strong laid paper by Zerkall, graphics printed by W. Fischer, Vienna. The rare and lavishly made portfolio was released on occasion of 150th anniversary of the revolution of 1848. - All 48 graphics of the portfolio inscribed "E. A.", all but two etchings additionally signed.

122
Alfred Hrdlicka
Die Revolution 1848. 1998.
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,340
Sold:
€ 2,880 / $ 3.369

(incl. 20% surcharge)