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Left  his  Mama  grieving :

Vilshofen’s  Famous-Notorious  Runaway

Heinrich  Lautensack

Kubin, Alfred (Leitmeritz 1877 – Zwickledt 1959). (Memorial Tablet for the tragic death of the respectable and chaste maiden Helena Asen – pray for her.) Pen and ink lithograph. (1926.) Inscribed in German as before. 9 × 7½ in (22.7 × 19 cm).

Alfred Kubin, Memorial Tablet for the tragic death of the respectable and chaste maiden Helena Asen

The macabre-beautiful  flag illustration  as one of the seven plate lithographs without text on the back to Heinrich Lautensack’s “Unpaar” (Horodisch 85; Marcks A 82; Otte-Raabe 301), illustrated, too, in Kristl, Bekenntnis zum sündigen Fleisch – H. Lautensack, BBl. f. d. Dt. Buchh. Frankfort ed. 1975, p. A181, and of notorious rareness as

“ A  large  part  of  the  edition  has  been  destroyed  in  the  Second  World  War ”

(Horodisch). Here from one of the 250 unsigned copies of the normal edition (total edition 300 copies) – Evenly lightly browned with fine tape of former framing running round on the back.

Offer no. 15,649 / EUR  345. / export price EUR  328. (c. US$ 376.) + shipping

Furthermore  from  this  the  plate  lithographs

Alfred Kubin, Down to Business

Getting Down to Business. At the wall suggestively antlers + 3 horns. 7⅝ × 5¾ in (19.5 × 14.5 cm). – As before.

Offer no. 14,010 / EUR  100. (c. US$ 114.) + shipping

Alfred Kubin, Coming Along

Coming Along. On the table carafe and glasses. 7⅞ × 6½ in (20 × 16.5 cm). – On the front side with yet only quite weak light tone, otherwise with the mentioned tape on the back.

Offer no. 14,011 / EUR  100. (c. US$ 114.) + shipping

Alfred Kubin, Bath in the Garret

Bath in the Garret. 7⅞ × 6⅛ in (20 × 15.5 cm). – As before.

Offer no. 14,012 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

Alfred Kubin, View from the Castle

View from the Castle. The landscape is shown to the aging prince. 7⅝ × 6¾ in (19.5 × 17 cm). – Impeccably fresh, just with the fine tape on the back.

Offer no. 14,013 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping


„ Herzlichen Dank für die sorgfältig verpackten Bände … “

(Herr H. M., 26. Mai 2007)