Lot 150: (Klinger, Max) Author: Meissner, Franz Hermann. Title: Max Klinger. Radierungen, Zeichnungen, Bilder und Skulpturen. Place Published: Munich. Publisher: Franz Hanfstaengl. Date Published: 1914. Description: xlii pp. 97 plates, printed tissue guards. (4to) original vellum-backed boards. No. 526 of 1000 copies. First quarto edition. Max Klinger (1857-1920) was a German Symbolist painter, sculptor, printmaker, and writer. Klinger was born in Leipzig and studied in Karlsruhe. An admirer of the etchings of Menzel and Goya, he shortly became a skilled and imaginative engraver in his own right. He began creating sculptures in the early 1880s. From 1883-1893 he lived in Rome, and became increasingly influenced by the Italian Renaissance and antiquity. Condition: Some edge wear, light foxing; very good.
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