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ABC--Ein geschütteltes, geknütteltes Alphabet in Bildern mit Versen

Dresden: F. Emil Boden, for the artist, 1925


Rossipaul [bookplate]; Private Collection, Boston; Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by the MFA, February 2005.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

A Nonsense Alphabet in Pictures with Verses


Place of Publication

Dresden, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Söhn 348-363; Jentsch, Illustrierte Bücher des deutschen Expressionismus, 154; Davis, et al., German Expressionist Prints and Drawings--Rifkind Center, vol. 1, p. 174-75, no. 617.1-16


Overall: 28.3 x 35.5 x 1 cm (11 1/8 x 14 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 woodcuts, most hand-colored


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books