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JOHNNY FRIEDLAENDER [Gotthard] 1912-1992
Pless, Silesia 1912-1992

Title: Homeros - The Swimme, 1953

Technique: Original Hand Signed Etching on old laid "Marais"paper.

Paper Size: 24 x 16.5 cm / 9.5 x 6.5 in

Additional Information: This original etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist att he lower right margin.
It was printed in 1953 in the "Homeros: Nausikaa - Episoden".
The edition was of only 125 impressions plus a few artist proofs that this is one of them.
This early and rare etching represents the early part of Friedlaender career, before his compositios became more abstract. It's a fine example of the period just before the abstraction but still not a complete figurative composition.

Literature:Johnny Friedlaender: Radierungen 1930-1972, by Rolf Schmucking, Verlag Galerie Schmucking Braunschweig 1973.
Reference: Schmucking no. 112.

Condition: Excellent condition. Tape remains on the reverse.
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11371: J.FRIEDLAENDER H.Signed Etching Homer

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 25, 2012
Starting Price $300
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