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Hans Fronius, Franz Kafka
KAFKA ART Hans FRONIUS VIENNA 12 LITHOGRAFIE LITHOGRAPHY LITHOGRAPHIC PRINT 1947
Vienna (Wien): 1947. Loose as published. Good condition, rare item just as pictured. A Hans Fronius scarce Kafka=Mappe. Features a collection of twelve lithographic prints illustrating work by Kafka and published by Amandus in 1947. Presented with original text but no binder, in loose format. Hans FRONIUS (art), (Franz KAFKA), 1947. "Kafka - Mappe. Zeichnungen zu den werken Franz Kafkas mit einer parabel von Franz Kafka un einem vorwort von Otto Mauer", Amandus-edition, Wien (Vienna). Zweite Auflage. Buchdruck von Adolf Holzhausens Nfg. Wien. Lichtdruck von Max Jaffe. In folio (30,5 x 40,5 cm) in leaves, no pocket and no binding. Cover illustrated with a famous woodcut portrait of Kafka, printed in Japan, as the liminary text (in german). 10 pages including cover/title and 12 plates by Hans Fronius, printed in lithography. Very good condition of the paper. Excellente scarce original austrian artwork. Hans Fronius (1903-1988) was an Austrian painter and illustrator. He was born in Sarajevo, which was then a territory of Austria-Hungary (now Bosnia and Hercegovina). After the First World War, Fronius's family moved to Graz in Austria. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. The art historian Otto Benesch called Fronius "the most significant Austrian illustrator since Alfred Kubin." His work is considered an example of 'Expressive Realism', with subjects that include portraits, street scenes, and literary interpretations. He was one of the first illustrators of the stories of Franz Kafka, and contributed illustrations to works by Edgar Allan Poe. (source: wikipedia) … [Click Below for Full Description]
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