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Unaulutu. Steinchen im Sand (Pebbles in the Sand).

Frieder Heinze (German, born in 1950), Olaf Wegewitz (German, born in 1949)

Place of Publication: Leipzig, Germany; Place of Publication: Berlin, Germany


Overall: 51 x 44 x 9 cm (20 1/16 x 17 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 7 etchings, 25 lithographs, 10 silkscreens, 18 woodcuts, 8 mixed-media compositions (combining drawing and collage), and 26 photo-offset illustrations

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leipzig/Berlin: Philipp Reclam jun./Galerie Brusberg, 1986) Large folio; 69 leaves (some folding); handmade paper over wooden frame containing rice grains, birchbark, leather, bamboo, etc. (original publisher’s cardboard slipcase and woven jute carrying case).

Original prints on native (South) American themes; reproductive illustrations from nineteenth-century anthropological notebooks.

Leipzig/Berlin: Philipp Reclam jun./Galerie Brusberg, 1986


Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by the MFA, September 2005.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund