Wilhelm Heise

Der abgeblühte Löwenzahn,

[The Withered Dandelion]

lithograph, circa 1925


Wilhelm Heise (Wiesbaden 1892-1965 Munich)

"Der abgeblühte Löwenzahn" ["The Withered Dandelion"] also known as "The Faded Dandelion," a Self-Portrait

circa 1925

lithograph on thin Japan paper

35,7 × 25,2 cm (sheet 51,5 × 35 cm)

titled, inscribed and numbered in pencil lower left: "Der abgeblühte Löwenzahn (Steinstich [stone engraving]) 150/88"

signed in pencil lower right: "Wilhelm Heise" 

Beautiful impression with uniform inking and large margins.

condition: slight traces of foxing and yellowing at the edges; otherwise excellent condition.

From Heises's portfolio Nächtliche Blumenstücke [Nocturnal Flower Pieces], a series of 14 lithographs published in Munich, 1924-1936, his most important graphic work.



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