Modern German Artists Illustrate Ancient Sumerian Myth
By Willi Baumeister and Lise Lotte Möller, et al.
Catalogue of an exhibition on the epic of Gilgamesh, incorporating both modern visual art and archaeological artifacts, and with original silkscreened cover and frontispiece by Baumeister.
Illustrated catalogue of prints and drawings by Baumeister, Richard Janthur, Josef Hegebarth, Rolf Nesch, and Emil Schumacher, followed by reproductions of Akkadian cylinder seals and a brief glossary of names and places.
Hamburg: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, 1964. Gilgamesch. Handzeichnungen von Willi Baumeister. Druckgraphik von Richard Janthur, Josef Hegenbarth, Rolf Nesch, Emil Schumacher und Willi Baumeister. Rollsiegel aus dem Alten Orient. 9.25'' x 7.5''. Text in German. Original pictorial wrappers with prints by Baumeister. Color frontispiece, 58 black and white plates. 72 pages plus advertisements. Label of the National Gallery of Art mounted to inside front cover. Minor wear and faint soil to covers.
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