Wien: Oesterreichischen Staatsdruckerei, 1931. Item #005242
Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 302 pp. v. I. 88 b&w plates v. II. German text. The standard work on the development of the art of group portraits that culminated in Rembrandt's Nicht Watch, Anatomies, and Staalmeesters and in Frans Hals' Regents. Lower edge front dj mostly torn off, rest of dj moderately soiled. Volume 2 dj with some light chipping, moderate soiling. Rarely seend with original dust jackets.