Oskar Wulff: Altchristliche Kunst von ihren Anfängen bis zur Mitte des ersten Jahrtausends (Bd. 1, 1918)

Illustrated book.

– Drawing on half-title page: two heads (ballpoint pen).

– Sketches as marginalia on p. 30 to figs 22 and 23 ‘Mausoleum Theodorichs d. Gr. in Ravenna’ (ballpoint pen).

– Drawings on p. 120 to fig. 107 ‘Baumsarkophag (Lateran-Museum): Opfer Kains und Abels, Gefangennahme des Petrus, Triumpfkreuz, Martyrium des Paulus, Hiob’, geometric composition.

– Note on plate XIII, spelling check: ‘promettre prometre’.

– Sketch as marginal addition on p. 278 (pencil): copy of an ornament from fig. 264 ‘Quadrat- und Kreisgeflecht mit Akanthusfüllung, Marmorschranke in Ravenna (Dom)’.

– Sketches as marginalia on p. 332: dots, circles, lines (ballpoint pen).

The book is held in the library of the Kunsthaus Zürich with the reference code P 231:9

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Material
Pencil and ballpoint pen on paper
Dimensions
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti, 1998
Object number
GS 190
Signature
Further information
5 drawings
Provenance