For the Sake of a Single Verse - by R.M. Rilke with Ill. by B. Shahn, 1968


Portfolio of 24 lithographs

25.20 x 18.90 x 2.36 in

64.0 x 48.0 x 6.0 cm

Edition of 750

A certificate of authenticity will be released by the Gallery.


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    About The Work

    Original Title: For the Sake of a Single Verse - from the Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke Ben Shahn. For the Sake of a Single Verse is a magic original portfolio, illustrated with 24 original color and b/w lithographs by the American master Ben Shahn (1898-1969). All the illustrations are in loose sheets, signed on stone and lettered in gilt by the author; the frontispiece is signed and numbered by the author in pencil. With the original editorial slipcover, with the original box set in full canvas illustrated.

    Courtesy of Wallector Limited

    About Ben Shahn

    • Inside near perfect conditions, with very fresh and bright print of both text and illustrations. The only little defect is on the original box set with some damages on angles and some minor stains. 

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