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The Ruin by the Sea

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Title:The Ruin by the Sea
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$9.50)
Category:Art & Design
Book ID:SB00-0103801
Publisher:The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1968
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Lyonel Feininger
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Museum of Modern Art, 1968, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Lyonel Feininger

32 pages, introduction by Eila Kokkinen, edited by William S. Lieberman, photographs taken by Andreas Feininger, list of illustrations. The text is illustrated by 23 coloured and black-and-white illustrations by Lyonel Feininger and black-and-white photographs by his son Andreas. Illustrated front cover, again by Lyonel Feininger, with white background and black writing on the front panel. Rubbing and scuffing of the book corners and there is little chipping to the top spine edge. The white background has become quite dull and yellow. Internally the work is very, very slightly browned. The book comprises 23 illustrations in black and white and colour of Feininger's watercolor, drawings and paintings of a church ruin in his vacation retreat at Deep, in Pomerania on the Baltic Coast. From the introduction ".. the fascinating metamorphosis of the ruin from factual reality to the precise and pure delineation of form characteristic of Feininger's work". Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956) taught at the Bauhaus school and explained that his job was not to teach but to "create an atmosphere". This is the First USA Edition. Size: Oblong Sextodecimo. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Lyonel Feininger. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- History and Theory ; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0103801.
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