Edmund de Waal. Edited by Sabine Haag & Jasper Sharp.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Vienna. 2016. First edition. Signed and dated in ink by de Waal to title-page. Unbound; 16 page unbound text pamphlet and 31 loose plates printed on card, with image to front and text to verso; housed in black card slipcase. German. 280 x 240mm. 0kg. 9783990201220. Very good; slight shelf wear to text and plates, some light surface wear to black slipcase, small knock to top edge.
A signed catalogue for an exhibition of curiosities and treasures curated by Edmund de Waal at the Kunsthistoriches Musem in Vienna. De Waal spent three years in the museum's collection selecting paintings and objects. His inspiration was a drawing of a nightmare by Durer and this led to an exploration of themes of anxiety, the dark and the unknown. This copy is signed by de Waal.
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