Alfred Kubin - Traumgestalten

Edition Spangenberg


Alfred Kubin - Traumgestalten: Hundert Meisterwerke aus dem Besitz der Graphischen Sammlung Albertina, illustrated throughout. A used paperback with flaps, about 8.75 x 9.25 inches, published in 1990 by Edition Spangenberg (text in German). In very good shape with no interior marks; light wear to cover. [sold out]

Unleashing some of my weird books since they go well with the autumn vibes. I also recommend his novel Kubin's novel The Other Side (for sale here too).


Alfred Kubin (1877-1959) was one of the major graphic artists of the 20th century who was widely known for his illustrations of writers of the fantastic such as Balzac, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Gustav Meyrink and Edgar Allan Poe, of whom he illustrated at least 50 books. In his combination of the darkly decadent, the fantastic and the grotesque, in his evocations of dream and nightmare, his creation of an atmosphere of mystery and fear he resembles Mervyn Peake.

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