AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 159


Der Golem. Prager Phantasien. ONE OF 265 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. 25 striking lithographs illustrating the famous legend. This copy with ORIGINAL PASTEL AND CHALK DRAWING of a scene in the Prague Jewish Quarter, signed by Steiner-Prag (and noted by him in the colophon). Sheet size approx. 245x340 mm. Drawing: 145x230 mm

Leipzig, Kurt Woolf Verlag, 1916:

Est: $2,500 - $3,000
Moody and sinister illustrations to Gustav Meyrink’s treatment of the famous legend. See Jewish Museum Catalogue, Golem! Danger, Deliverance and Art (1988) pp. 57-60 (illustrated) and cat. no. 34.