The lithograph as well as the book are overall in very good condition. The image of the lithograph measures 28 x 40.6 cm, the sheet 28 x 42.8 cm. The dimensions of the book are 28.5 x 23 cm.
Bernhard Heisig (1925-2011)
Heisig is considered a major representatives of the ‘Leipzig School’ next to Tübke and Mattheuer and also one of the most important contemporary painters and graphic artists of the GDR. Honored with state commissions and numerous awards, Heisig was inspired by the style of painting by artists such as Menzel, Corinth, Kokoschka as well as Max Beckmann and Otto Dix, shifting between modernism and contemporary realism. One of his protégés include the successful painter Neo Rauch. (fea)