Einbeck, G(eorg) (Golluschütz, West Prussia, 1871 – Paris/Lucerne 1951). Die Somali. Suite of 8 lithographs in color, four of them inscribed in the stone. Ed. by Neue Secession Berlin. Berlin, Maximilian Macht, 1910/11. 4to (c. 11⅜ × 8⅝ in [29 × 22 cm]). Orig. stitching in Japan paper with frontcover ill. in color as China mounting.
Einbeck traveled Egypt and North Africa in 1908-10 (AKL: 1906-08). – The Kunstsalon Macht, in whose rooms from mid-May to late September 1910 the first exhibition of the artist group Neue Secession took place, existed 1908-11. – Wrappers outside of the montage a little to more (verso) foxed and with repaired tear in the centerfold.
“ … in Hamburg … acquaintance with Alfred Lichtwark … begins 1897 after several stays in Paris painting autodidactically … 1906-08 travel to Northern Africa, here friendship with Etienne Dinet. 1908 first return to Paris, then settlement in Mentone. 1914 surprised by the outbreak of WW I in Lucerne … From 1920 again in Mentone … where he lives in winter, the summers he spends in Lucerne … 1928 studio stay in Paris. – Started 1897 with painting studies and etchings on various galvanized metals. Then realistic oil paintings (esp. landscapes and townscapes) with elements of art nouveau and reminiscents of Cézanne. From 1913 with increasingly lustier, pastose palette and expressive style growing orientation at fauvism … From 1917 paintings exclusively in tempera … besides ideal views … and traditional academic themes … become more important, where E. partly adopts again influences from his journey to Northern Africa ”
(Tilo Grabach in Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon XXXIII , p. 6).
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