Hans Richter. Graphic work from 1902 to 1969
Rome: La Nuova Foglio, 1976. Large quarto. (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches). First edition, xv, 342pp. Hundreds of reproductions of works and photos in black and white. Foreword by Roberto Sanesi. Introduction by the Artist. Italian and English texts.
Black publisher's cloth with dust jacket. Fine copy.
The life's work of the German painter, graphic artist, avant-garde filmmaker, and producer, Hans Richter.
The book features a foreword by prolific Italian poet Roberto Sanesi, as well as an introduction by the Artist. The volume was Initially designed by Richter himself 1975. As an older man, upon looking back at his life's work and its accompanying personal notes and commentaries, Richter decided to make the ultimate, annotated, and commentated collection of his own graphic work which began in 1902. Shortly after, Richter fell ill, dying in 1976 but still leaving the volume defined in its structure.