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'Die träumenden Knaben' ('The dreaming boys'), a book with text and images by the artist, containing ten prints: eight colour and three black and white lithographs, the latters as cover, dedication to Gustav Klimt and title-page, after drawings made in 1906 depicting allegorical scenes with figures, both nude and clothed, animals and landscape, sometimes medieval in appearance; the text in one column on right (originally Vienna: Wiener Werkstätte, first edition 1908; later Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1917); bound in pale, creamish linen with punched spine tied with cloth tape; this copy unnumbered and dedicated by the artist to Theo Lobbert. 1908
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Height: 242 millimetres
Width: 297 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The first edition of the book in 1908 was remaindered, and was reissued with a new title-page by Kurt Wolff Verlag in 1917. The label on the inside back cover explains this.
See also Carey and Griffiths, 'The Print in Germany 1880-1933: The Age of Expressionism', BMP, 1984, no. 236.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1983 Aug-Sep, Edinburgh, National Museum of Antiquities, 'Vienna 1900'
1986 Jun-Aug, London, Tate Gallery, 'Oskar Kokoschka'
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Die träumenden Knaben
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