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  • Oskar Kokoschka. Rooster Kicking a Hen (Hahn, eine Henne tretend) (frontispiece) from Geh, mach die Tür zu, es zieht! (Close the Door, Will You, There Is a Draft!). 1926 (executed 1925/26)
    Rooster Kicking a Hen (Hahn, eine Henne...
    1926 (executed 1925/26)
    Oskar Kokoschka. Rooster Kicking a Hen (Hahn, eine Henne tretend) (frontispiece) from Geh, mach die Tür zu, es zieht! (Close the Door, Will You, There Is a Draft!). 1926 (executed 1925/26)
  • Oskar Kokoschka. Two People (Zwei Menschen) (plate, inbetween page 32-33) from Geh, mach die Tür zu, es zieht! (Close the Door, Will You, There Is a Draft). 1926 (executed 1925/26)
    Two People (Zwei Menschen) (plate...
    1926 (executed 1925/26)
    Oskar Kokoschka. Two People (Zwei Menschen) (plate, inbetween page 32-33) from Geh, mach die Tür zu, es zieht! (Close the Door, Will You, There Is a Draft). 1926 (executed 1925/26)

Oskar Kokoschka (Austrian, 1886–1980)

The Illustrated Book

Geh, mach die Tür zu, es zieht! (Close the Door Will You, There Is a Draft!)

Author:
Bohuslav Kokoschka
Date:
1926 (prints executed 1925/26)
Medium:
Illustrated book with two drypoints
Dimensions:
page (each): 13 1/2 x 9 9/16" (34.3 x 24.3 cm); overall: 13 11/16 x 9 3/4 x 5/16" (34.7 x 24.7 x 0.8 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, laid (Zanders).
Publisher:
Johannes Presse, Vienna
Printer of Plates:
Rudolf Lauterbach, Vienna
Printer of Text:
Johannes Presse, Vienna
Edition:
33 (including 4 signed and numbered 1-4 with supplementary suite of trial proofs on Japan paper and 29 signed and numbered 5-33 [this ex.])
Credit Line:
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Pro Litteris, Zurich
Reference:
Arntz 152-153. Wingler & Welz 167-168.
MoMA Number:
271.1952.1-2
Themes:
Literary Subjects
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