A Series of 90 Paintings

Joseph Beuys

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Verlag Schellmann & Klüser, München, 1976 - 4to. Wraps in printed dust jacket. Signed by Joseph Beuys in pencil on the title page and numbered 159/500 in black ink stamp on the rear free endpaper, as issued. "A Series of 90 Paintings" documents the artist s series "2 Schafskopfe (Loch)", issued as "unique multiples" by Verlag Schellmann & Klüser in 1976. Painted between 1961 and 1975, these abstracted images of two sheep heads were executed with oil, fat, torn whole, on BFK Rives paper. This book has been hand-made of 90 blueprints in a limited edition of 500 signed and numbered copies. Wraps are near fine, interior pages are clean with typical age toning along the edges. Dust jacket is very good, with a bit of aging to the spine and top edge and one minor closed tear at the foot of the spine.