"The Demon of Love" c.1890 Bridgeman German artistic erotic printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
R.A. Bridgman: Der Damon der Liebe.
(The Demon of Love, Triptych, German Artists of 19th century, erotic stories and tales of lust)
Issued c. 1890-1900, Berlin, by Bong; Illustrite Zeitschrift. Holzschnitt von F. Feldweg.
Dramatic late 19th century wood engraved and lithographed folio sheet print with artistic lovely hand color. A metaphorical tale of love and lust destroying a woman, told in 3 images.
Overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive. A long closed split down bottom centerfold which is mended on back and easy to forgive or overlook visually since it can be flattened to look like a crease.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 23" x 16 1/2"
Printed area measures c. 20" x 12"