1 October 2008
Heinrich Ehmsen (1886-1964)
30 Radierungen zu Gerhart Hauptmanns Emanuel Quint, Gerhart Hauptmann Stiftung (?), 1927 (Hoh 488-517)
the complete set of thirty drypoint etchings, with justification, copy number 5, signed by Gerhart Hauptmann in black ink on the justification, from the deluxe edition of 30 (the total edition was 90), printed by Heinrich Graf, Munich, very good, rich impressions, on Japan, each signed in pencil, the full sheets, with deckle edges to one of more sides, all within the original thin card mounts, H. 504 with some pale scattered foxing in the lower margin, otherwise in excellent condition, within the original vellum-covered portfolio box, with the title in gilt on the front, the box with some minor wear and somewhat scratched and foxed(portfolio)
470 x 370 mm. (overall)
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