Hans H. Hofstätter - Gustav Klimt: Erotic Drawings
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Hans H. Hofstätter - Gustav Klimt: Erotic Drawings - London - Thames and Hudson Ltd. - 1980 - 1st edition -  pp - Cloth binding with transparent cover in slipcase - 32 × 42.5 cm.
Condition: Good - this is No. 559, with small owner's entry, the slipcase with some wear; the book itself is excellent.
English translation from the German (by Jean Steinberg) of an essay on the Erotica by the Austrian Art Nouveau artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918). Illustrated with 35 of his erotic drawings in COLOUR on quality paper. With detailed list of images (incl. specifications and origin).
¶ LARGE FORMAT bound edition in a limited printrun of 1000 numbered copies.
"The drawings of Gustav Klimt conjure up that [...] melancholy loneliness, the attempt to escape from reality into dreams only to return to loneliness, to be shattered by it or to accept it and start the cycle all over again."