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Zeichnungen zu Leonardo "Codices Madrid" (Drawings for "Codices Madrid" by Leonardo da Vinci)

Date
1975
Dimensions
12-7/8 x 16 x 1 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
This 156-page book contains 81 Granolithographs reproduced from Beuys' drawings for the two sketchbooks, the "Madrid Codices", by Leonardo da Vinci, rediscovered in 1965. Examples 1–100 of the book are accompanied by a portfolio of 12 Granolithographs, 6 of which are not in the book. The Granolithograph sheets are in mounts and each is signed and numbered. Label on book spine reads: Joseph Beuys/Zeichnungen/zu "Codices/Madrid" von/Leonardo/da Vinci.
Materials
book with 81 granolithographs on paper, one unbound granolithographs on paper, cardboard slipcase
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.271.1-.15
Inscriptions
In pencil on slipcase front UL, probably not in Beuys' hand "Ex. 733 / 33/100"
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York