Lot 92 of 222:
The artwork of Egon Schiele, 1/50 copies  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
Egon Schiele: Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings
Author:
Leopold, Rudolf
Place:
[London]
Publisher:
Phaidon
Date:
[1973]
Description:

687. [1] pp. Translated by Alexander Lieven. Illustrated throughout in color & black & white from artwork by Egon Schiele. 30x29.5 cm (11¾x11½") full black leather lettered in red, slipcase. No. E33 of 50 copies of the de luxe edition, with two original rubber-cuts by Schiele, printed on a sheet of hand-made paper, inserted at title-page.

Magnificent tribute to the art of Austrian painter Egon Schiele, a protégé of Gustav Klimt and and early exponent of Expressionism. Schiele died at age 28 just before the end of the first world war, a victim of the Spanish flu pandemic. 

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Condition:
Slipcase with minor wear and slight splits at corners; volume with a bit or rubbing to corners, joints and spine ends; very good or better in very good slipcase.
 
Item number:
283416a
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