Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on 4-ply, wove, grey paper, in gold ink. 15.57 x 25.25" (40 x 64 cm). Artist's embossed stamp mid-left side. Archival mat and backing.
Provenance: The Prairie Avenue Bookshop, Chicago. The Bookshop recently closed and Wittenborn Art Books has taken over the distribution of the Wasmuth plates. Many of these were acquired from Wright's apprentices and bear the marginal water stains from the famous fire of 1914, which destroyed the architect's home and studio and most of the edition.
Text and title in German/Deutsch. Finely toned. 8.5 cm. ragged horiz. tear at mid-right edge into image; 4 cm. marginal tear at bottom edge; top margins bear deep creasing from center to right edge marginal staining. Else good. River Forest, IL. Dover (Ia); Storrer (1993) 024; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 25-28; Brooks (1966) p. 202. Item #65-1855