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Wright, Frank Lloyd.
Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. (Studies and Executed Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright). First edition. Complete with 100 plates.
Berlin: Wasmuth, 1910. Folio. 40.5 x 64 cm; 16 x 15.25 inches sheet sizes.2 vols., text vol.: 30pp. unbound as issued. Folio: 72 lithograph plates on thick wove paper (1 printed in gold) and 28 plates on translucent paper (with a total of 100 different plates), each with the blindstamp of Frank Lloyd Wright. The leaves loosely inserted in 2 original printed board portfolios with cloth ties.Plates are very good to fine since this set was sold by Wasmuth and never made it to Taliesin, where most were water damaged or destroyed. Provenance: From the Collection of the important Dutch architect Jan Wils,who was a member of the modernist De Stijl movement. His bookplates on the inside covers of the 2 portfolios. Wils became an admirer and great advocate in the Netherlands of Wright's work and wrote about the master.See: Jan Wils, Frank Lloyd Wright e De Stijl by Ezio Godoli. Calenzano : Modulo, 1980. In 1916, Wils established his own architectural firm in The Hague.The Papaverhof is a housing complex in The Hague that was designed by Jan Wils. Built between 1919 and 1921, the project was Wils' breakthrough as an architect. Today the Papaverhof is a Rijksmonument that is one of the Top 100 Dutch heritage sites. Frank Lloyd Wright's Lexington Terraces (1894) project in Chicago, Illinois was the inspiration for the Papaverhop design.Wils was one of the founding members of the De Stijl movement, which also included artists as Piet Mondrian, Theo van Doesburg and Gerrit Rietveld.Among other works, Wils designed the Olympic Stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. His design … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
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