Current Inventory by Lea Grundig-Langer

Kinderspiele

Artist: Lea Grundig-Langer

Lea Grundig-Langer (1906-1977), Kinderspiele, 1935, drypoint, signed and dated in pencil lower right, titled lower left and numbered (55/60) [also with initials and date in the plate lower left]. In excellent condition, printed on a heavy cream wove paper, the full sheet, 9 3/4 x 13, the sheet 16 1/2 x 21 inches. A fine fresh impression, printed with carefully drawn plate tone. Children are playing along the edge of a huge cavern; we note two boys engaging in a goose step lower left, and a small girl trying on a soldier’s helmet in the foreground. Lea Langer was born […]

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The Witch (Die Hexe)

Artist: Lea Grundig-Langer

Lea Grundig-Langer (1906-1977), The Witch (Die Hexe), 1935, drypoint, signed and dated in pencil lower right, titled lower left. In excellent condition, printed on a heavy cream wove paper, the full sheet, 9 3/4 x 13, the sheet 18 1/2 x 23 inches. Reference: Ladengalerie 75. Provenance: Galerie St. Etienne, New York, with their label on the mat verso. A fine fresh impression, printed with carefully drawn plate tone. Children follow the witch, lower left; the depiction is suffused with the horror of Nazi Germany in the mid-’30’s. Lea Langer was born in Dresden in 1906 where her family was […]

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The Wash Kitchen

Artist: Lea Grundig-Langer
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Lea Grundig-Langer (1906-1977), The Wash Kitchen, 1934, drypoint, signed and dated in pencil lower right, titled lower center, cycle name (Fraenleben [Women’s Life] lower left). Plate 3 from the series Women’s Life. Ladengalerie 36. In excellent condition, printed on a heavy cream wove paper, the full sheet, 9 1/2 x 13 inches, the sheet 16 1/2 x 21. A fine fresh impression, printed with carefully drawn plate tone. Provenance: The Galerie St. Etienne (with their label on mat verso) Lea Langer was born in Dresden in 1906 where her family was part of the Jewish community. She studied at the […]

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Die Flucht Beginnt (The Flight Beginning)

Artist: Lea Grundig-Langer
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Lea Grundig-Langer (1906-1977), Die Flucht Beginnt (The Flight Beginning), 1935, drypoint, signed and dated in pencil lower right, titled lower center, cycle name (Unterm Hakenkreuz) lower left). In excellent condition, printed on a heavy cream wove paper, the full sheet, 9 1/2 x 13 inches, the sheet 16 1/2 x 21. A fine fresh impression, printed with carefully drawn plate tone. Lea Langer was born in Dresden in 1906 where her family was part of the Jewish community. She studied at the city’s Decorative Arts and Crafts Academy before progressing, in 1924, to the prestigious Saxon Art Academy: here she […]

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