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Entwurf einer Landschaft. Illustre de lithographie par C.-L. Roux.
Editions de la Galeria Simon 1930 - Signed by Author Paris, 1930. No. 85 of 110 on Hollande de Gelder Paper. Signed by both Einstein and Roux on limitation page. A very good plus copy with some light normal wear and a small crease to corner of rear cover, contents excellent. Glassine jacket present in good-only condition with some chips and a small mark on front panel. Carl Einstein was regarded as one of the first critics to appreciate the development of Cubism, as well as for his work on African art and influence on the European avant-garde, Einstein was a friend and colleague of such figures as George Grosz, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler. His work combined many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into his writings, addressing both the developing aesthetic of modern art and the political situation in Europe. Einstein's involvement in social and political life was characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views. A target of the German right wing during the interwar Weimar period, Einstein left Germany for France in 1928, a half-decade ahead of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, later taking part in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the anti-Francisco Franco anarcho-syndicalists during the 1930s. A scarce title that rarely surfaces at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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