Franz Marc - Franz Marc. Holzschnitte
Franz Marc. Holzschnitte
Portfolio. Comprising 22 woodcuts, of which 4 in colour. Each on hand-made laid paper with watermark "GB 1980" resp. "HAND-MADE" and two symbols (head of Christ and hand with edge of sleeve) as well as each with the estate blind stamp "Handdruck/vom Originalholzstock/bestätigt/Otto Stangl" in the centre From 10 x 12 cm up to 24 x 19.6 cm (40 x 52.7 cm resp. 52.7 x 40 cm) Individually numbered in pencil. Proof 3/30. Posthumous reprint of the complete woodcuts by Franz Marc from 1911/1912 - 1914, partially 2nd resp. 3rd edition described by Jansen as hand-pulled prints from the original woodblocks. Published beside 2 Roman numbered issues in a limited edition of 30 numbered proofs in Arabic numerals. Each in firm, light card double sheets imprinted in dark grey with the motif, together with title sheet, 2 text sheets after Franz Marc, index and imprint, each on double sheets imprinted in black, in an original half-linen portfolio coated with blue paper, the title printed in dark blue (56.6 x 44 x 5.4 cm). Published by Otto Stangl, Munich, June 1984. Print Gerhard Köhler, Baden-Baden; Süddeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft Ulm. - In excellent condition. - Protective card box enclosed.
List of works
Jansen (Druckgraphik) 23 - 44, each 2nd resp. 3rd edition; Lankheit 825 - 846
Private possession, North Rhine-Westphalia