10 April 2008
HANS PETER FELDMANN
Bilder -- Pictures. Sperone Portfolio. Turin: Gian Enzo Sperone, 1973.
3 vols, various formats (99-115 mm x 95-109 mm). Original grey wrappers, front covers stamped; publisher's printed envelope, stamped and addressed (some wear, internal tape repair). Provenance: Z. Felix, Curator at the Basel Art Museum (envelope).
FIRST EDITIONS. The rare Sperone 'portfolio' consisting of 3 booklets: Animals (1973), Beds (1973), and 4 Different Photographs (1973). The Open Book, pp.234-235; The Photobook, vol. II, pp.158-161 (Bilder constitutes "ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BODIES OF ARTIST'S BOOKWORKS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY"). (3)
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