Kirche und Dorf (Church and Village)

Kirche und Dorf (Church and Village)- 1919, Woodcut.

Prasse W18. No published edition–one of only a few proofs. Signed in pencil and numbered 1814 (the artist’s work number) in the artist’s hand, bottom center margin. Estate stamped and numbered W 37 in pencil, in the bottom right sheet corner.

Image size 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches (86 x 117 mm); sheet size 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (140 x 216 mm).

A fine, black impression, on oatmeal-tan carbon-copy paper, with full margins (3/4 to 2 9/16 inches), in excellent condition. Very scarce.

Prasse notes “Proofs chiefly on oatmeal-tan carbon copy paper and pink tissue paper; one on yellow Kozo paper.”