Children’s -Berl, Käthe.Ein frohes Jahr. Bilder und Verse.


First and only editon of this artistically important picture-book from a pupil of the class of Franz Cizek, the pioneer of progressive art education for children. The children attending the classes were between 6 and 15 years old, and produced picture-books with self invented texts ‘From the Youth for the Youth’. But they also found the attention of the artists of the Wiener Werkstätte,which got inspiration from the works of the children. With one page introduction by Franz Cizek a piuoneer of progressive art education. Käthe Berl was a student at his class for Jugendkunst at the Kunstgewerbeschule of the Austrian Museum of Culture and Industry in Vienna. The artists of the Wiener Werkstätte sought inspiration in naive children’s art and folk art.

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Leipzig Hirth (1924)

26 : 33 cm 8 leaves with 6 full-page coloure lithographed illustrations. Original half-cloth with coloured pictorial illustratins and decorative endpapers.

650,00 EUR