Günter Grass:
Painting "On the Coast" (2006), Framed

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Limited, 150 copies | Numbered | Signed by hand | Color alugraph on hand-made paper | Wood frame | Format 59.8 x 74.8 cm (H/W)

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Günter Grass: Painting "On the Coast" (2006), Framed

Original color alugraph on Zerkall hand-made paper "Old Meissen". Mixed technique of 6 panels. Limited edition of 150 copies, numbered and signed by hand. Sheet format 38.4 x 54 cm. Framed in silver color solid wood frame, Format 59.8 x 74.8 cm (H/W).

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Günter GrassThe Gunter born 1927 in Danzig, grass is regarded as a prominent representative of German literature. In addition, he made a name as a sculptor, painter and printmaker. Not without its own irony, he said of himself: "As an artist, I am a trained as a writer of unskilled artists."

After Steinmetz Education Grass studied sculpture at the Academy in 1948 to 49 and 1953, at the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin. As a writer Grass 1959 with the first part of the so-called "Danzig Trilogy", "The Tin Drum", known. Since the early 60s Grass developed an ever stronger political commitment, the sustainable reflected in his books. In the 80's created numerous graphic works, which were published in the two-volume work "drawing and writing." Right here occur self-citations out particularly and underline its social criticism.

The trained painter painted what he was: lyrically poetic, idiosyncratic equitably. In grass' images, all three basic types of poetry are shaped into one: drama, epic, and lyric poetry.

Gunter Grass is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Nobel Prize in literature. His diverse oeuvre was already shown on numerous exhibitions at home and abroad.

"I guess the artist, and the sculptor Gunter extraordinarily grass. What he produced for half a century, I like it very much and almost always." (Marcel Reich-Ranicki)

"Grass' secret lies in the precarious and unique balance that he to produce has managed between its anarchic imagination and his superior wisdom of art." (Hans Magnus Enzensberger)

The field of graphic arts, that includes artistic representations, which are reproduced by various printing techniques.

Printmaking techniques include woodcuts, copperplate engraving, etching, lithography, serigraphy.

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