The Art Of Love
by Hans Gött

Available at Sylvan Cole Gallery

  • Date: 1920
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Lithograph
  • Edition size: UNIQUE
  • Sheet Size: 26.3 x 20.7 cm
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: Price on Application

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Ovid. Drei Bücher über die Liebeskunst. Heilmittel gegen die Liebe. München (Munich): Georg Müller, 1920. A gorgeous edition of Ovid's Art of Love and Remedy of Love (in German translation), illustrated with TEN ORIGINAL FULL-PAGE HORS-TEXTE LITHOGRAPHS and five vignettes BY HANS GÖTT. 2300 copies were printed: 2000 copies for the trade edition, and 300 numbered copies, printed by hand, for the deluxe edition. Of those 300 copies, only 30 were signed by Gött in the colophon. THIS IS AN EXTRAORDINARY COPY, SIGNED BY GÖTT IN THE COLOPHON AND WITH EACH OF THE TEN LITHOGRAPHS INDIVIDUALLY SIGNED BY GÖTT. Printed on fine laid paper with the lithographs on fine wove paper. 4to. Bound in publisher's vellum and boards (used only for the deluxe edition). Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. A bit of wear to extremities of binding, internally FINE AND BRIGHT. Extremely rare, if not unique, in this state.

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