Rainer Crone. [Andy Warhol.]
Rizzoli. New York. 1987. First English edition. First published in German in 1976. Hardback, 4to; blue cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. x, 279 pages. 275 colour and b&w illustrations including several facsimile pages on blue, cream and gold paper. English. 285 x 225mm. 1.6kg. 9780847808847. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket, light rubbing to forecorners and spine ends, some surface scratches to front panel.
A richly-illustrated art historical study of the early work of Andy Warhol. This is the English-language edition of Andy Warhol: Das zeichnerische Werk 1942-1972, originally published in 1976 as an exhibition catalogue. The text examines Warhol's work against the backdrop of literary and artistic trends in the 1940s and 50s. Many of his works are illustrated, including numerous drawings, as well as facsimile plates from Love is a Pink Cake, A Is an Alphabet, In the Bottom of My Garden, and A Gold Book.