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Gerhard Marcks (German, 1889–1981)

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  • Gerhard Marcks. Title page from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    Title page from Jonah (Jona)
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. Title page from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. The Epiphany (Die Erscheinung des Herrn) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    The Epiphany (Die Erscheinung des Herrn)...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. The Epiphany (Die Erscheinung des Herrn) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. The Prophet Jonah (Der Prophet Jona) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    The Prophet Jonah (Der Prophet Jona)...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. The Prophet Jonah (Der Prophet Jona) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. Ship in a Storm (Schiff im Sturm) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    Ship in a Storm (Schiff im Sturm)...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. Ship in a Storm (Schiff im Sturm) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. The Big Fish (Der große Fisch) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    The Big Fish (Der große Fisch)...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. The Big Fish (Der große Fisch) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. The City Nineveh (Die Stadt Ninive) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    The City Nineveh (Die Stadt Ninive)...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. The City Nineveh (Die Stadt Ninive) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. The Prophet When Giving a Sermon (Der Prophet als Bußprediger) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    The Prophet When Giving a Sermon (Der...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. The Prophet When Giving a Sermon (Der Prophet als Bußprediger) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. Jonah in Despair (Jona in Verzweiflung) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    Jonah in Despair (Jona in Verzweiflung)...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. Jonah in Despair (Jona in Verzweiflung) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
  • Gerhard Marcks. The Gourd (Der Kürbis) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)
    The Gourd (Der Kürbis) from...
    (1950)
    Gerhard Marcks. The Gourd (Der Kürbis) from Jonah (Jona). (1950)

Gerhard Marcks (German, 1889–1981)

The Illustrated Book

Jonah (Jona)

Date:
(1950)
Medium:
Illustrated book with ten woodcuts (including duplicate of title page on front cover)
Dimensions:
page (each): 12 15/16 x 9 3/16" (32.9 x 23.4 cm); overall: 13 1/8 x 9 7/16 x 1/4" (33.3 x 23.9 x 0.6 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
Grillen-Presse, Hamburg
Printer:
Richard von Sichowsky, Hamburg
Edition:
1st edition: 300 [this ex.]; 2nd edition, posthumously printed in 1982: 380
Credit Line:
The Louis E. Stern Collection
Copyright:
© 2016 Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen, Germany
Reference:
Lammek H485.1-10
MoMA Number:
913.1964.1-9
Themes:
Literary Subjects
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