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Three Unframed Abstract Prints: Willi Baumeister (German, 1889-1955), Uns hat Schamasch geheissen zu streiten gegen Chumbab

Auction:
3081T
Lot:
1247
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 3081T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 08, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Three Unframed Abstract Prints:

Willi Baumeister (German, 1889-1955), Uns hat Schamasch geheissen zu streiten gegen Chumbab, plate 1 from Sumerische Legenden, edition of 100, printed by Eidos-Presse Alfred Eichhorn, Stuttgart, 1947, signed "Baumeister" in pencil l.r., numbered "57/100" in pencil l.l., lithograph on paper, image size 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 in., (rippling, scattered creases, staining [from tape remnants] u.r. and l.c., small tear l.c., tape remnants and adhesive residue to the verso, pencil annotations l.l.); Rolf Cavael (German, 1898-1979), Lithofa 61/44, edition of 200, 1961, signed and dated "rolf cavael/1961" in ink l.r., numbered "59/200" in ink l.l., monogrammed within the matrix, titled in ink l.c., color lithograph on paper, image size 17 x 12 in., (deckled lower edge, scattered handling creases, taped to window mat at upper corners, staining to the verso, pencil annotations to lower margin); and Gerhard Fietz (German, 1910-1997), Abstract in Black and Gray, edition of 65, published by Edition Rothe, Heidelberg, 1959, signed and dated "Gerhard Fietz 59" in pencil l.r., numbered "13/65" in pencil l.l., with publisher's dry stamp l.l., color lithograph on paper, image size 15 1/2 x 20 in., (deckled edges, scattered creases, scattered fox marks and stains, adhesive residue and staining to the verso, abrasions from adhesive to the verso, pencil annotation to margin l.r.).
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Willi Baumeister, Alfred Eichhorn, Rolf Cavael, Gerhard Fietz, Stuttgart, Media technology, Pencil, Publishing, Recto and verso, Stationery, Writing, Writing implements

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