Konstruktionen: Kestnermappe 6 (Constructions: Kestner Portfolio 6)
lithograph and letterpress in colors on heavy wove paper
23½ h × 17½ w in
60 × 44 cm
This complete portfolio of six lithographs includes a cover page and colophon page.
Signed to lower right of each work ‘L. Moholy-Nagy.’ Numbered to colophon ’33’. This portfolio is number 33 from the edition of 50 printed by Robert Leunis & Chapman, Hannover and published by Eckart von Sydow, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover and Verlag des Buchhändlers Ludwig Ey, Hannover. Sold with a digital copy of the invoice from Robert Henry Adams Fine Art, Chicago.
provenance: Gift from the artist to Walter Paepcke | Estate of Walter Paepcke | Robert Henry Adams Fine Art, Chicago | Collection of Robert Kleinschmidt, Chicago
exhibited: An Architect Collects: Robert D. Kleinschmidt and a Lifetime of Fine Arts Acquisitions, 20 April – 29 July 2007, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
literature: Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation et al., ppg. 52-53 Moholy-Nagy, Passuth, pl. 122-127
This work can be previewed, and collected from, New York.