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. 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 with chips and tears around edges, and water stains in the margins, significant along right edge; else good.
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 #65-1895

Price: $850.00

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