Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 428

Price Realized: $ 875
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(DESIGN.) Czeschka, Carl Otto. Die Quelle. Introduction by Martin Gerlach. 30 plates containing numerous designs. 295x251 mm; 11 3/4x10 inches. Contents loose as issued in publisher's pictorial boards, rebacked with blue cloth tape to mirror original; title-page unevenly foxed and with inked early ownership signature, scattered, faint marginal foxing to a few leaves. Vienna: Martin Gerlach, [1900]

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The first in the three volume series "Die Quelle" [The Source], featuring Secessionist designs by three of the movement's biggest names: Carl Otto Czeschka, Max Benirschke, and Koloman Moser. This first volume is dedicated to "all sorts of thoughts in vignette form." The thirty plates contain Czeschka's illustrations, drawings, ex libris and menus, appearing several to a page, in black-and-white accented with a single color.