1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
Max Kaus (1891-1977)
3. Kestner-Mappe: 6 Lithos von Max Kaus, Eckart von Sydow - Verlag Ludwig Ey, Hannover, 1923 (Söhn 71303)
the extremely rare complete portfolio comprising six lithographs, with justification, copy number 30, from the edition of 50, printed by Rob. Leunis and Chapman, Hannover, 1923, signed in pencil and inscribed Leop. R. zum Btzltg 7.4.26 herzl. v. Gr. M Kaus, on smooth cream wove, all signed in pencil and dated '20, '21, or '22, respectively, the full sheets, Liegendes Mädchen with a hard crease across the upper left sheet corner, Frauenportrait with a hard crease across the upper left and lower right sheet corners, the justification with some creases towards the lower sheet edges, otherwise in very good condition, within the original grey card folder, with the lithographed title on the front, some minor wear to the folder, generally in very good condition(portfolio)
605 x 450 mm. (overall)
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Christie's, London, 30 June 1988, lot 602 (GBP 7,200).
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