Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on tissue paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp upper left. Archival mat and backing.
Provenance: The Prairie Avenue Bookshop, Chicago. The Bookshop recently closed and Wittenborn Art Books hMounted 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 piece is 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 and exhibits marginal staining and minor edge wear. Somewhat brittle. Very good. Dover (LVIIIb); Storrer (1993) 169 ref.; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 140-141; Florence Sketchbook, 1910 XXIII. Item #12-0526