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Jawlensky Heads Faces Meditations
Praeger Publishers, New York 1971 - Large Folio. 140pp. Original Original pictorial dustjacket, black lettering, tan buckram with black lettering on cover and spine, housed in . Frontispiece. Translated from the German by Edith Küstner and J. A. Underwood. 76 Illustrations, including tipped in color plates of 34 full page and 38 images of Jawlensky's work presented on two pages at rear, plus full page in-text drawings and a facsimile letter by Jawlensky. ". Fauvism, Expressionism, Constructivism or pure Abstraction. Jawlensky employed all stylistic means ton one purpose and one alone: the portrayal of the individual soul in as objective a manner as possible. During his last years Jawlensky was crippled and consequently used the hand of the artist Lisa Kummel, whom he greatly admired, to write his memoirs, to establish an index of all the works of art still in his studio and to deal with his correspondence" (Clemens Weiler). Marianne von Werefkin, Ferdinand Hodler, Paul Sérusier, Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele Münter, Henri Matisse, and Emil Nolde, to name a few contemporaries Jawlensky had worked with, it was Galka Scheyer's tireless effort to bring to fruition the work of the Blue Four to be exhibited in Germany and the US, an exhibition Jawlensky had organized. Dustjacket sunned along edges with small closed tear at bottom of back cover. Dustjacket in overall good+, interior in very good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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