Bank and office building for the City National Bank, Mason City, Iowa, 1909. Pl. IL. Frank Lloyd Wright.

Bank and office building for the City National Bank, Mason City, Iowa, 1909. Pl. IL.

Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on tissue paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp lower left. Mounted on linen.

Provenance: The estate of Blaine and Hulda Drake, who were members of the original class of fellows at Taliesin at Spring Green, Wi. They remained close to the master and later moved with him to Taliesin West, outside of Phoenix, AZ,. The corner of the print was damaged and torn off due to damage sustained famous fire of 1914, which destroyed the architect's home and studio and most of the edition.
The missing pieces are in the lower left margins, not affecting the image.
The print has been cleaned and de-acidified.


Text and title in German/Deutsch. Finely toned with chips and tears around edges.
Dover (XLIXa); Storrer (1993) 155 & 156 - City National Bank & Park Inn Hotel; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 170-171; Florence Sketchbook, 1910 XVI; 16-1/2. Item #12-0523

Price: $850.00

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