Rudolf Schäfer - Der Ewige Schlaf / visages de morts

  • Kellner, 1995.
  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages, 24 x 34 cm (approx.)
  • 4th Edition
  • Condition: Good. Sunning on the spine, cracks to the cover where boards meet spine. Damaged area to rear where price tag previously was. Bumps and rubbing to the edges. However, interior is in excellent condition with clean and bright pages.

A collection of portraits of people permanently at rest. "Schäfer's meditation might be quiet, but it still has the power to disturb us. While some his subjects look as if they are merely asleep, and having pleasant dreams at that, others look very dead, and also very troubled. As Schäfer undoubtedly intends, we cannot help projecting our own thoughts and fears on these post-mortem portraits - on the final moment that awaits us all." (Gerry Badger)

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