Die rote Erde. The red earth. Edited by K. Lorenz. 2nd set, 1st and 2nd book in …
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Die rote Erde.

The red earth. Edited by K. Lorenz. 2nd set, 1st and 2nd book in 2 vols. Hbg., Harms (2nd book: Gemeinschaftsverlag Hamburgischer Künstler), 1922-23. 200 and 289 pp. with a total of 91 original woodcuts, 83 of which are signed in pencil on the plates. Each num. Copy of the special edition. Ohpgmt. and olwd. - Arch program of German expressionism in 91 (83 signed) woodcuts. Söhn 67201, 67202. Raabe 80. Schlawe II, 46. Rifkind I, p.128. Perkins 195. Barron, German Expressionism, p.110. Altenburg 5456ff. Bruhns, Die Hamburgische Secession, Beispiel einer Künstlervereinigung der Moderne, in: G. Schneider and R. Kleine, Kaleidoskop Expressionismus, Ismaning, Kallmann-Museum 2022, pp.274-346 - 1st book with 6 sign. Woodcut plates by W. Tegtmeier, K. Opfermann, H. Stegemann, J. Achmann, F. Brulez-Mavromati; title woodcut by H. Stegemann. 2nd book with 6 sign. Woodcut plates by E.A.Weber, K.Opfermann, R.Köpcke, J.Achmann, W.Menz, H.Stegemann, K.Löwengard, O.Niebuhr and 5 (1 four-color) sign. Woodcut plates by A. Bauer-Saar, also title woodcuts by H. Stegemann (4) and O. Niebuhr. - Representative of German Expressionism, at the same time its résumé in sophisticated detail, cf. also Bolliger 7, 1030. Printed note each signed by the editor, 1st book with binding by J. Gerbers, spine cover rubbed; binding of book 2 stained at lower margin. - The present special editions: Book 1 one of 50, book 2 one of 100 num. Copies. The original graphic sheets preserved as new.

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