Gabriel von Max

 

 

Faust-Illustrationen

wood engravings, 1880


Gabriel von Max


Faust-Illustrationen [Illustrations of Faust]

1880

                                           

portfolio of ten wood engravings by Wilhelm Hecht, after drawings by Gabriel von Max

plate dimensions: 51,2 x 40 cm (20 3/16 x 15 3/4 in.) or 40 x 51,2 cm (15 3/4 x 20 3/16 in.)

shown above is a detail of Plate 7

 

Extremely rare.  There has only been one copy on the market since 2008.



Exhibition History (this impression):


"Gabriel von Max: Be-tailed Cousins and Phantasms of the Soul," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, July 9-Oct. 30, 2011



Publication History (this impression):


Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, ed., Gabriel von Max (Seattle: Frye Art Museum, 2011), ills. 1, 26-35, pgs. 2-3 (frontispiece) and 46.



References:


Helena Pereña, "Bilder zu Goethes Faust," in Karin Althaus and Helmut Friedel, Gabriel von Max, Malerstar, Darwinist, Spiritist (München: Hirmer Verlag, 2010), at pp. 64-75.

Contact:

The Daulton Collection

info@gabrielvonmax.com