Cottage for Mrs. Thomas H. Gale, Oak Park, Illinois, 1909. Pl. XLV. Frank Lloyd Wright.

Cottage for Mrs. Thomas H. Gale, Oak Park, Illinois, 1909. Pl. XLV.

Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910. Original lithograph on 4-ply, wove, tan (is there tissue copy?) paper. 15.94 x 25.25" (40.5 x 64 cm). Lacking the artist's embossed stamp. 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, exhibits light staining and foxing throughout, minor edge wear with some small tears; else very good. Oak Park, IL.
Dover (XLV); Storrer (1993) 098; Hitchcock (1942) pl. 160-161
[One copy an apparent trial proof prior to printed ed., printed on heavier tissue paper.
Lacking the stamp and publisher/printer info.; with handwritten titling in the plate instead of printed font.]. Item #65-1890

Price: $800.00

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