JOSEF R. WITZEL (1867-1924) DEUTSCHE - KUNST UND DEKORATION. 1898. 34x40 1/4 inches, 86 1/2x102 1/4 cm. Meisenbach, Riffarth & Cie., Munich. Condition A-: expertly-repaired tears and restoration in margins and text and along unobtrusive vertical and horizontal folds; minor foxing in margins. First published in 1898, Kunst und Dekoration was a German illustrated monthly magazine dedicated to the arts. Witzel was a Munich-based caricaturist, illustrator, painter and occasional poster artist. This is a powerful and effective image, and one of the few German posters selected for publication in Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Maitres 164, DFP-III 3453, Rademacher p. 38, Gallo p. 142-43, Wember 793, Kunst p. 510.