Hans Poelzig: Bauten und Entwürfe, Das Lebensbild eines deutschen Baumeisters: Heuss, Theodor Hans Poelzig: Bauten und Entwürfe, Das Lebensbild eines deutschen Baumeisters: Heuss, Theodor Hans Poelzig: Bauten und Entwürfe, Das Lebensbild eines deutschen Baumeisters: Heuss, Theodor Hans Poelzig: Bauten und Entwürfe, Das Lebensbild eines deutschen Baumeisters: Heuss, Theodor

Hans Poelzig: Bauten und Entwürfe, Das Lebensbild eines deutschen Baumeisters

Heuss, Theodor

Published by Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin, 1939
Condition: g+ to vg Hardcover

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Large quarto (11 3/4 x 9"). 78-[80]pp (Text), 81-208pp (Photographic plates). Original burgundy cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Black and white photographic frontispiece portrait of Hanz Poelzig.Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographic reproductions of architectural projects, floor plans, completed buildings, and 7 plates (including 3 in full color), this monograph on German architect, painter and set designer Hans Poelzig (1869-1936), sheds a valuable light on the man's work which developed through Expressionism and the New Objectivity in the mid-1920s before arriving at a more conventional, economical style.Hans Poelzig is also well known for his distinctive 1919 interior redesign of the Berlin Grosses Schauspielhaus for Weimar impresario Max Reinhardt, as well as for his vast architectural set designs for the 1920 UFA film production of "The Golem: How He Came Into the World."Featured in the photographic plates are some of Poelzig's most notorious works, such as:- The impressive and legendary IG Farben Building, completed in 1931 as the administration building for IG Farben in Frankfurt am Main.- The Haus des Rundfunks (Radio Station), Charlottenburg, Berlin (1929-1930).- A department store in Junkernstrasse, Breslau (now Wroclaw, in Poland), completed in 1912. - Apartment buildings in Breslau (1910-12), and Berlin (1928).- Family houses in Breslau (1904), Loewenberg (1910), Stuttgart (1927), Berlin (1928), and Kliedbruch (1929).- A church in Maltsch (1906).- The Rathaus (City Hall) in Loewenberg (1906).- The Exhibition Hall, wine restaurant, Pergola for an exhibition in Breslau (now part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Centennial Hall"). Built between 1912 and 1913.- The "Capitol Cinema" in Berlin (1925).Minor soiling to front cover. Previous owner's stamp to front free endpaper (Zur Bücherei von Dr. Erich Brennecke). Text in German. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40992

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Title: Hans Poelzig: Bauten und Entwürfe, Das ...

Publisher: Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: First edition.

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