Dilo Emila Filly (The Work of Emil Filla): Matejcek, Antonin; Nezval, Vitezslav; Kramar, Vincenc; ...

Dilo Emila Filly (The Work of Emil Filla)

Matejcek, Antonin; Nezval, Vitezslav; Kramar, Vincenc; Hora, Josef; Styrsky, Jindrich

Published by Brno: V. Jelinek & F. Venera, 1936
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Quarto, cloth, 102,v pp., 103 numbered plates + 10 unnumbered full-page and 5-1/2 page illustrations, and an original, signed engraving. The edition consisted of 500 copies, with the first 100 including a signed drypoint; 400 included a signed engraving. The engraving that is found in this copy is "Zatisi s kitaro a podvosem ovoce" Catalgue 109, a variant state from the illustrated example in Filla's catalogue of printed work. A Festschrift and overview of Filla's work, with essays and poems by 19 authors, including Nezval, Styrsky and Vincenc Kramar, with several poems by the artist as well as Josef Hora. Emil Filla is one of the great painters of the 20th century. From his earliest work and as a main protagonist of Czech cubism, to Neoclassicism and violent surreal expressionism he excelled in every area of endeavor. This book is one of the productions celebrating his oeuvre. Condition very good+, dust wrapper with few minor edge tears. Ref: Cestmir Berka: Emil Filla Graficke dilo, p. 270, no. 109. Bookseller Inventory # 4200

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Title: Dilo Emila Filly (The Work of Emil Filla)

Publisher: Brno: V. Jelinek & F. Venera

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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