April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 84
 

84

MAX KLINGER (GERMAN, 1857-1920)
"DRAMEN, OPUS IX"THE COMPLETE SET OF TEN ETCHINGS

1883, from the posthumous sixth edition or later (the total edition was 200 lifetime suites plus 30 posthumous suites published by Amsler and Ruthardt, Berlin in 1922 plus an unknown number in the posthumous Klinger portfolio published by J. Hartmann and Fel. Becker, Verlag Klinger-Haus, Leipzig in 1925) each with the artist, printer and image number 'Rad. Op S No. [1-10]' printed in the margins, all with full margins, all within individual paper folders with mat cutout, title/tale of contents pages (folded as issued) within brown leather-covered portfolio with printed artist's name and title. The complete set of ten etchings on wove paper.
all images: approx. 16 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (41.8 x 24cm)
all sheets: 22 x 18 5/8 in. (55.6 x 47.3cm)
portfolio: 24 x 19 1/4 in. (60.8 x 48.8cm)
[see Singer, 147-156]
Including:
IN FLAGRANTI; EIN SCHRITT; EINE MUTTER I; EINE MUTTER II; EINE MUTTER III; IM WALDE; EIN MORD; MARZTAGE I; MARZTAGE II; and MARZTAGE III.

Provenance: Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

Sold for $1,625
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

1883, from the posthumous sixth edition or later (the total edition was 200 lifetime suites plus 30 posthumous suites published by Amsler and Ruthardt, Berlin in 1922 plus an unknown number in the posthumous Klinger portfolio published by J. Hartmann and Fel. Becker, Verlag Klinger-Haus, Leipzig in 1925) each with the artist, printer and image number 'Rad. Op S No. [1-10]' printed in the margins, all with full margins, all within individual paper folders with mat cutout, title/tale of contents pages (folded as issued) within brown leather-covered portfolio with printed artist's name and title. The complete set of ten etchings on wove paper.
all images: approx. 16 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (41.8 x 24cm)
all sheets: 22 x 18 5/8 in. (55.6 x 47.3cm)
portfolio: 24 x 19 1/4 in. (60.8 x 48.8cm)
[see Singer, 147-156]
Including:
IN FLAGRANTI; EIN SCHRITT; EINE MUTTER I; EINE MUTTER II; EINE MUTTER III; IM WALDE; EIN MORD; MARZTAGE I; MARZTAGE II; and MARZTAGE III.

Provenance: Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C.

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