Die Sonne: 63 Holzschnitte
Place Published: Stuttgart
Publisher: Philipp Reclam Jun
Date Published: 1961
Edition: Later German language edition
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 46677
148pp. Sextodecimo [16 cm] Bright yellow cloth over flexible thin card boards. Publisher's yellow top stain. The extremities are gently bumped, and the pages are darkened. The illustrated dust wrapper has periodic shallow closed tears and chips in the edges. German text.
63 woodcuts. Masereel's woodcut series, which were mainly of sociocritical content and of expressionistic formal concept, brought Masereel international acknowledgment. Among them were his so-called image novels including 'Passion eines Menschen', 'Mein Stundenbuch', 'Die Sonne', 'Die Idee' and 'Geschichte ohne Worte', which all date from the 1920s.