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Die Nibelungen

Dem Deutschen Volke Wiedererzahlt von Franz Keim
Franz Keim
Carl Otto Czeschka (designed and illustrated by)
Franz Keim (text by)
Verlag Gerlach u[nd] Wiedling; Wien/ Leipzig
Edition: Unknown

Die Nibelungen dem Deutschen Volke Wie Dererzahlt von Franz Keim (a 1920 reissue of the original 1908/9 edition) in which Carl Otto Czeschka’s designs and illustrations for Franz Keim’s texts are described as “an elegant, jewel-like survival of the Vienna Secession, Wiener Werkstatte and Jugendstil styles. The eight double-page spreads, coloured in clay block technique and rare gold prints, in particular, contribute to the volume’s fame ... it is quite simply one of the highest achievements of book illustration ever” (Worthpoint 2016).


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