Wien: Anton Schroll & Co, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. g to vg. Large Quarto. xviii, 739pp. Original half leather over decorative boards with gilt tooling and lettering on orange label of spine. Title page printed in red and black with publisher's device. Comprehensive work on drawing techniques, the configuration of body and space as well as the education of artists and collecting of artwork. Profusely illustrated with 353 fascinating drawings, mostly b/w in-text images with various color reproductions of artwork and three collotypes pasted down to full page plates. Includes complete list of images at front, a bibliography, list of abbreviations and index at rear. Text in German. Leather binding with some wear at joints and light wear along edges of cover. Block lightly age-toned. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition.
(Inventory #: 41177)
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