Splendid Art Nouveau magazine covers 1896 lot x 4 Jugend Witzel HirthBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Lot of four complete issues of this wonderful late 19th century Art Nouveau German magazine.
Jugend. Issued Munich Germany [Munchen & Leipzig] 1896, by G. Hirth. Issues 7, 10, 11, 22.
[Poster Art- ].
Lot of four (4) wonderful and scarce original vintage late 19th century German Art Nouveau periodicals. All with splendid covers, each worthy of framing. Much nicer than typical, among the most attractive magazine covers of this era.
Issues are complete, with centerfolds and numerous images worthy of display and collecting. Major artists of the era found within, many appealing line drawings, illustrated advertising, overall unique linear aesthetic.
All quite clean, fresh, well preserved- any age flaws are trivial.
Issue measures c. 8 7/8" W x 11 1/2" H.
Kery, Great Magazine Covers of the World, p. 42, et al. (numerous mentions of this important periodical).