Peter Behrens: Sein Werk von 1909 bis zur Gegenwart
by Cremers, Paul Joseph
Essen: G. D. Baedeker, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. vg to near fine. Small Folio. 32pp., 150 leaves, 151-168pp. Original gray cloth with gilt-stamped illustration on cover, lettering on cover and spine. Red top edge and endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of Peter Behrens with facsimile signature. Late 1920's publication containing the work of German modernist architect Peter Behrens. In this monograph Cremers elaborates on Behrens' work and time as well as his work for industry, residences and religious art. Illustrated with 298 extraordinary b/w offset reproductions of photographs & exceptional architectural drawings and plans (some in fold out). Includes one color plate, a sketch of the "Honor Hall (Ehrenhalle)" in Hoechst, protected by tissue guard.The plates contain b/w reproductions of photographs, architectural drawings and plans for industrial architecture (2-79), religious art including some architectural designs and plans or churches (81-105), residences and housing developments (107-148), and works from the Vienna Master School for Architecture under the supervision of Peter Behrens (151-162). Chronological overview of the important works and dates and an index of the visuals at rear.Text in German. Minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Remnants from removal of small sticker on inside front cover. Stamp of previous owner in upper right corner of halt-title. Binding in overall very good, interior in near fine condition. Contents:I. Der Künstler: Sein Werk und seine ZeitII. Das Werk. Industriebauten / Hoechst und Oberhausen / Religiöse Kunst und Romantik / Siedlungen und WohnbautenIII. Die Abbildungen. Die Industriebauten Hoechst und Oberhausen / Industriebauten und Verwaltungsgebäude / Verkehrsbauten / Religiöse Kunst / Wohnbauten, Siedlungen / Ausstellungsbauten / Arbeiten der Wiener MeisterschuleIV. Chronologischer ÜberblickV. Verzeichnis der Abbildungen.
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