Lot 30: (DANCE OF DEATH.) Sattler, Joseph. Ein moderner Totentanz in 16 Bildern.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (DANCE OF DEATH.) Sattler, Joseph. Ein moderner Totentanz in 16 Bildern. 16 heliogravures by Sattler, some colored, some tipped-in, captioned in margins, average image size 160x127 mm; 6 1/2x5 1/4 inches. Folio, publisher''s pictorial boards, spotted; contents bright and colors solid. Second, enlarged edition. Berlin: Stargardt, 1912
Notes: first limited edition. number 89 of 100 copies. Sattler''s well-known and haunting Art Nouveau Dance of Death images were first shown in the 1893 Berlin salon and were first published as photogravures in 1894. This second, preferred limited edition with the plates in heliogravure, best show their detail, color, and composition. Oppermann 1217.