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    Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959)
    Ernst Wasmuth Portfolio (forty-five plates), circa 1911, Ernst Wasmuth Verlag GmbH & Co.
    Lithograph, tissue
    25-1/2 x 16-1/2 x 1-1/8 inches (64.8 x 41.9 x 2.9 cm) (folio, bound)
    15-7/8 x 25-1/8 inches (plate, each)
    Impressed FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT seal

    Folio comprising forty-five plates, including: II, IV-XI, XIII, XVI-XXI, XXIII-XXVIII, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVII-XXXIX, XLI-XLIIIa, XLVI-XLIV, IL-LV, LVIII-LXI.
    The best thing to do is go as far out as you can get... what you regard as 'too far'--and when others follow, as they will, move on.
    -Frank Lloyd Wright

    Folio cover titled Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright.

    Folio comprising forty-five plates, including:
    Plate II: Floorplan for Aline Devin Residence, Chicago;
    Plate IV: Perspective and floorplan for Isidor Heller Residence, Chicago;
    Plate V: Francis Apartments, Chicago;
    Plate VI: Frank Lloyd Wright Studio, Oak Park, Illinois;
    Plate VII: Lexington Terrace, Chicago, Illinois, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate VIII: McAfee Residence, Chicago, Illinois, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate IX: Victor Metzger, Sault St. Marie, Michigan, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate X: Hillside School, Lloyd Jones Sisters, Hillside, Wisconsin, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XI: River Forest Golf Club, River Forest, Illinois;
    Plate XIII: Rectangular Block Plan for a Prairie Community;
    Plate XVI: H.J. Ullmann (Ullman) House, Oak Park, Illinois with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XVII: Suburban house for William R. Heath, Buffalo, New York, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XVIII: Frank Thomas House, Oak Park, Illinois;
    Plate XIX: William Martin House, Oak Park, Illinois;
    Plate XX: Arthur Heurtley House, Oak Park, Illinois;
    Plate XXI: William Martin House, Oak Park, Illinois (house and garden views);
    Plate XXIII: Typical Residential House for Curtis Publishing Company;
    Plate XXIV: Warren Hickox House, Kankakee, Illinois;
    Plate XXV: Ward W. Willets House, Highland Park, Illinois;
    Plate XXVI: Darwin Martin House, Buffalo, New York;
    Plate XXVII: F.B. Henderson House, Elmhurst, Illinois;
    Plate XXVIII: F.W. Little House, Peoria, Illinois;
    Plate XXXII: D.D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XXXIV: Thaxter Shaw Country House, Montreal, with associated tissue paper rendering;
    Plate XXXVII: F.C. Robie House, Chicago, Illinois, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XXXVIII: Horse Show Summer Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XXXIX: Clark House, Peoria, Illinois;
    Plate XLI: Preliminary Study for a Memorial Chapel, Belvedere, Illinois;
    Plate XLII: River Forest Tennis Club, River Forest, Illinois;
    Plate XLIII: Glasner House, Glencoe, Illinois;
    Plate XLIIIa: Summer House in Fresno, California / Country House in Highland Park, Illinois;
    Plate XLVI: Como Orchards Summer Colony, Montana;
    Plate XLVII: Como Orchard Community House, Montana;
    Plate XLVIII: E.C. Waller House, River Forest, Illinois, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate XLIV: George Millard Suburban House, Highland Park, Illinois;
    Plate IL: City National Bank in Mason City, Iowa, with associated tissue paper side view rendering;
    Plate L: Elizabeth Stone House, Glencoe, Illinois;
    Plate LI: Isabel Roberts House, River Forest, Illinois / E.E. Waller Summer House, Charlevois, Michigan;
    Plate LIII: Burton J. Westcott House, Springfield, Ohio, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate LIV: Residential Building with Four, Five, and Six Bedroom Apartments for Mr. Mc Arthur, Chicago, Illinois;
    Plate LV: University of Wisconsin Boat Club;
    Plate LVIII: Harold McCormick Summer House, Lake Forest, Illinois, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate LIX: Harold McCormick Summer Home, Lake Forest, Illinois;
    Plate LX: Two-part plate depicting Lakefront Bird's Eye View, Wolf Lake, Indiana, with associated tissue paper floorplan rendering;
    Plate LXI: William Norman Guthrie House, Sewanee, Tennessee.


    Condition Report*: Folio comprising forty-five plates, including: II, IV-XI, XIII, XVI-XXI, XXIII-XXVIII, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVII-XXXIX, XLI-XLIIIa, XLVI-XLIV, IL-LV, LVIII-LXI. Folio cover in fair condition with flaking/tearing/fragility, some flaking and tears to tissue paper renderings, scattered foxing and toning, some bumping to margins, some scattered pin holes, few plates with light tears at margins (largest tear approx 3 inches to Guthrie plate), with wear commensurate with age and use.   
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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