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Umbra vitae: nachgelassene Gedichte

1924
Illustrated by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German, 1880–1938), Author Georg Heym (German, 1887–1912), Publisher Kurt Wolff (German, 1887–1963)


Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 229; Dube, Kirchner, H.758-807

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 16.5 x 1.6 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.222

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 47 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Munich: Kurt Wolff, 1924) Quarto; [3 ff.] 62 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s pictorial yellow cloth (tan manila folder).

Literary illustrations.


Munich: Kurt Wolff, 1924

Provenance

Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, 22 April 1987.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund