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    Sale 2358 | Lot 158
    Price Realized: $5,888With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2358 Lot 158

      (KLIMT, GUSTAV.) Lucian of Samosata. Die Hetärengespräche des Lukian. Translated into German by Franz Blei. Text printed in gold and black. 15 collotype plates after drawings by Klimt, 365x290 mm; 14 1/2x11 1/2 inches (sheets), full margins. Small folio, original gilt-lettered deep rose cloth, joints rubbed and starting; hinges reinforced over original ochre endpapers. Leipzig: Julius Zeitler, 1907

      Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

      number 355 of 450 copies. Klimt's fluid, erotic illustrations were selected by him from a series of studies he had undertaken in preparation of his two celebrated "Water Serpents" paintings, 1904-1907 Hayn-Got. IV, 294.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,888