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Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Four Devils, represented by Childs Gallery

Fritz Eichenberg

American (1901-1990)

The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Four Devils in Hell, or A Taste in Hell, 1981
Wood engraving
14×11IN.CM

Visel B9. Sold as part of a complete portfolio of 18 original wood engravings encased in a four-fold portfolio lined with yellow-rust colored linen. 29 in an edition of 50. Signed in pencil lower right: “Fritz Eichenberg”; titled and numbered in pencil lower left: “A Taste of Hell / 29/50”. Signed in block lower right: “Eichenberg”. A fine impression in fine condition with full argins (sheet size: 18 1/2 x 14 inches). Illustration for Johann Jacob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen’s, “The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus,” written in 1669 against the background of the Thirty Years War. Sold as part of a complete portfolio for $8,500.

A complete portfolio of 18 wood engravings, each measuring approximately 14 x 12 inches and printed on a sheet measuring 18 1/2 x 14 inches. All impressions signed, titled, and numbered in pencil (29/50). Of the edition of 50 portfolios, 30 sets contained 18 first proofs plus 18 final proofs, and 20 sets contained only 18 final proofs. Fritz Eichenberg’s own personal copy, with a rare title page hand lettered by the artist: “Grimmelshausen / The / Adventurous / Simplicissimus / with / eighteen / woodblocks / by / Fritz Eichenberg / Engraved on Swiss Pearwood / signed and numbered / 29/50”. Published by the Limited Editions Club, N.Y., 1981. Printed by Harold McGrath, Hampshire Typothetae, Northampton, MA.

The wood engravings bound in this portfolio were designed to illustrate a published edition of “The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus,” of which 2000 copies were made. Limited Editions Club, New York, 1981.

I. The New Phoenix, or Frontispiece (13 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.) / II. The Origins of Simplicius, or Simplicius’ Family Tree (13 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.) / III. The Raid on the Homestead, or The Raid (13 7/8 x 12 in.) / IV. The Death of the Hermit, or the Hermit’s Death (14 x 12 in.) / V. The Drunken Feast, or the Banquet (16 x 12 in.) / VI. The Four Devils in Hell, or A Taste of Hell (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / VII. In Praise of Beauty (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / VIII. The Tree of the Earthly Troubles, or The Tree of Man (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / IX. The Witches’ Dance, or Witches’ Night (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / X. The Devil of Gambling, or A Game of Dice (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XI. The First Battle (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XII. The Green Hunter (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XIII. The Merode Brotherhood, or The Partisans (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XIV. A Trip to the Center of the Earth, or Visit to the Deep (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XV. Simplicius’ Farewell to the World (13 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.) / XVI. Extravagance and Avarice, or The Devil’s Tricks (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XVII. A Pilgrim’s Tall Tales, or Tall Tales (14 x 11 7/8 in.) / XVIII. The End of the Voyage, or Desert Island (14 x 11 7/8 in.).

Signature: signed in pencil
$8,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Country and the City Mouse, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Shepherd and the Wolf, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Donkey in the Lion Skin, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Wolf and the Little Kids, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Lion and the Mouse, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Vain Crow, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: The Vain Crow
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Sparrow and the Parrot, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Donkey and the Lapdog, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: Endagered Species, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: Endagered Species
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: Total Disarmament, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: Total Disarmament
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Stock Market, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: The Stock Market
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: Bullfrog for President, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: Bullfrog for President
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The New Adam, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: The New Adam
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Bite, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: The Bite
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: After the Blast, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: After the Blast
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Ark of Love, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: St. George and the Dragon, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Pied Piper, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist: The Pied Piper
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Blind Men and the Elephant, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$9,500
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The New Phoenix, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Origins of , represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Raid on the, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Death of th, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Drunken Fea, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
16×12IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: In Praise of Be, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Tree of the, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Witches' Da, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Devil of Ga, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The First Battl, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Green Hunte, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Merode Brot, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: A Trip to the C, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: Simplicius' Far, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: Extravagance an, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: A Pilgrim's Tal, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The End of the , represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$8,500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: [Mythological Creature], represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
6×6IN.
$450
[Mythological Creature]
Print By Fritz Eichenberg: The Book Of Jonah, Ch. I Iv At Childs GalleryQuick View
12×6IN.
The Book of Jonah, Ch. I-IV
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Aquarium, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
6×4IN.
$1,250
The Aquarium
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Ant and the Cricket, from "Fables with a Twist", represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$450
The Ant and the
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Shepherd and the Wolf, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$450
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Sparrow and the Parrot, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$450
Fables with a Twist:
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Fables with a Twist: The Pied Piper, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×12IN.
$450
Fables with a Twist: The Pied Piper
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Private Nightmare, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
21×12IN.
$625
Private Nightmare
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: Suzanne, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
10×8IN.
$325
Suzanne
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Origins of , represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
13×12IN.
$500
The Adventures of Simplicius
Print by Fritz Eichenberg: The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Merode Brot, represented by Childs GalleryQuick View
14×11IN.
$500
The Adventures of Simplicius
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