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  • Literature

    Arturo Schwarz 623-631, 643, 645-653 and 658

  • Catalogue Essay

    Volume I including: The Bride; The Top Inscription; The Nine Malic Moulds; The Sieves; Oculist Witnesses; The Water Mill; The Chocolate Grinder; The Large Glass (Etching); and The Large Glass Completed

    Volume II including: Selected Details after Cranach and Relâche; Après l'amour; Selected Details after Rodin; The "Bec Auer"; Selected Details after Ingres (I); The Bride Stripped Bare...; Selected Details after Ingres (II); The King and the Queen; and Selected Details after Courbet


The Large Glass and Related Works, Vol. I-II, by Arturo Schwarz

The complete two volume portfolio, comprised of the set of nine etchings (one with red), and the set of nine etchings, all on handmade paper watermarked The Large Glass or The Large Glass II, with full margins, text by Arturo Schwarz, 144 printed facsimile reproductions of the artist's notes (with English translations) and preliminary studies for the Large Glass,
both 17 x 10 1/2 in. (43.2 x 26.7 cm)
both volumes signed by the artist and author and numbered copy 117 of 135 in pencil on the colophon (one of 95 copies issued without the additional suite on vellum, there were also 15 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Galleria Schwarz, Milan, all volume I contained in original paper cover and white fabric-covered boards with printed spine and Plexiglas slipcase with Large Glass reproduced in color on the front, all volume II contained in original orange linen-covered boards and slip case.

$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $11,250

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New York Auction 28 April 11am & 6pm