Lot 145: Hans Frank. (1884-1948). Engraved bookplates by the Austrian artist and engraver, Hans Frank, most on India paper, with signatures in pencil, a few with colouring
To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013
Hans Frank. (1884-1948). Engraved bookplates by the Austrian artist and engraver, Hans Frank, most on India paper, with signatures in pencil, a few with colouring
The collection includes twelve for Lucille Wallace, seven of which are India proofs, two with colour. His personal bookplate, dated 1907, is included and there are four plates for Aileen Webster, these were commissioned for her by Lucille Wallace. Another with the initials K Z (dated 1927) may be for Karl Zwiauer who helped Lucille with the design of a house that she was building in Attersea in Austria. Lucille's plate is dated 1926.
Price Achieved: £Unsold
This lot was presented at at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on the 10th Jul 2013
Further Information about the sale:
This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.