Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneNov 30, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Davenport, WA, USA
Prints, Works on Paper, Books & Maps
TIMED auction - begins closing at 9am PST November 30, 2021! Do not miss your 2nd chance on this collection of prints, works on paper, books and maps! An auction with a large variety of prints, multiple and works on paper spanning centuries and highlighted by the works of Fritz Eichenberg. Fritz Eichenberg was one of the world's most sought-after illustrators of literary classics, including The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment, as well as works by Edgar Allan Poe, Dylan Thomas, the Brontë sisters, and others. Born in Cologne, Germany in 1901, he learned lithography, wood-engraving, and etching and by his early twenties had produced masterful illustrations for Gulliver's Travels and Till Eulenspiegel. He came to the United States in 1933 and over the next five decades produced an astonishing range of individual images and book illustrations. Throughout his life, he was preoccupied with the tragedy of war. He became a close friend and great supporter of Dorothy Day and The Catholic Worker and used his art to express his hope for more justice in the world. This auction will include woodcuts, etchings, lithographs, drawings and more from Eichenberg as well as hundreds of other artists. Artists. The auction also features more from the Western Americana collection of Bob Borscherdt with Lewis and Clark, Montana, Wyoming represented and more. Also included from the Borscherdt collection will be books on firearms, militaria, novels and the Old West. This auction will include antique print work featuring Audubon, nature, species of all kinds and architecture dating as far back as the 17th/18th century. Lastly, a private collection of antique maps spanning the globe will round out the sale.
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