Fritz Eichenberg
American (1901-1990)
The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus: The Origins of Simplicius, or Simplicius’ Family Tree, 1981
Wood engraving
13×12 IN.

Visel B9, 28 in an edition of 50. Signed in pencil lower right: "Fritz Eichenberg"; titled and numbered in pencil lower left: "Simplicius' Family / 28/50". A fine impression in fine condition, aside from folded upper left corner, with full margins (sheet: 18 1/2 x 14 inches).
Originally published as part of a portfolio of 18 wood engravings illustrating Johann Jacob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen's, "The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus," written in 1669 against the background of the Thirty Years War. Published by the Limited Editions Club, N.Y., 1981. Printed by Harold McGrath, Hampshire Typothetae, Northampton, MA.

$ 500