Lot 45 of 271:
David als Oskar, Gunter Grass etching  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
David als Oskar
Author:
Grass, Gunter
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
1979
Description:

Etching. Image: 49x39.5 cm (19¼x15½"), paper: 64.9x49.9 cm (25½x19¾"). No. 21 of an edition of 150 signed by the artist.

Signed, dated, and numbered by the artist. Prior to success in his literary career Gunter Grass had studied in the art academies of  Düsseldorf and Berlin.  Grass designed dustjackets for all of his first editions. The present work is a depiction of one of his characters from his most celebrated novel, The Tin Drum.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Matte burn to margins with foxing at both sides of image area, some creasing and edgewear with a small closed tear at bottom edge, tape on reverse at corners.
 
Item number:
309131
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