Lot 537: Herbert Bayer

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:30

Lot 537: Graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, and architect (1900–1985) widely recognized as the last living member of the Bauhaus. Collection of seven ALSs in a mix of German and English, most signed "Herbert," consisting of a one-page letter and six postcards, circa 1970s–1980s. All are to the German painter and media artist Jurgen Claus. One postcard, in part: "I want to thank you for the help you have given me in placing my work…in another gallery…I am sending you a small acrylic which I hope you will like, matting and framing is left to you." Another, in part: "The last market city before the desert is all pink and people wear blue in all shades. Tomorrow we will see the camel market." The longer letter, in part: "The situation with the house is unpleasant although nothing disastrous has happened. These are beautiful days and still many flowers in the garden…I hope you have by now received the proof." Scattered creases and soiling, otherwise overall fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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