Lot 299
Five Frank Lloyd Wright Plans From the Wasmuth Portfolio
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Published by Ernst Wasmuth A.G., Berlin, circa 1910, each 16 x 25.25 in. sheet is impressed with a Frank Lloyd Wright blind stamp; to include the following lithographs: Plate XX (20), "Wohnhaus Des Hr. Heurtley, Oak Park, Ills.," with blind stamp to left below the rendering (crimping to corners; overall age toning); (Plate XXI (21), "Wohnhaus Im Vorhort Und Garten Für Herrn W. E. Martin, Oak Park, Ills.," blind stamp in upper left below the rendering (overall age toning; some crimping and light damp stains to edges); Plate XXIII (23), "Typisches Billiges Wonhaus Für Die Curtis Publishing Company," blind stamp to immediate right of ground plan "A" in lower left (trivial browning to edges); Plate XXV (25), "Ward W. Willets Grundriss Und Perspektive, Villa Highland Park, Illinois.," blind stamp in lower left corner (crimping to corners; very light damp stains to edges); Plate LXII (62), "Atelier In Beton Für Herrn Bildhauer Richard Bock, Oak Park, Illinois," blind stamp in upper left field under title (16 x 25.25 in.) (corner creases; age toning; some peripheral stains).

The Wasmuth Portfolio was the first publication showcasing the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright. This collection of 100 architectural plans with renderings brought the architect well-deserved fame and recognition in both the United States and abroad.

$500 - 1,000