Selected Drawings Portfolio by Frank Lloyd Wright, Volume 3, Edition 447/500, 1982

Wright, Frank Lloyd. Selected Drawings Portfolio Volume 3. Tokyo: A.D.A. Edita, 1982. Edition #A447/500. Large folio, 50 color plates, contained within a terracotta cloth case. 

Presented is Volume 3 of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Selected Drawing Portfolio. A collection of 50 color plates spanning Wright's career, Selected Drawing Portfolio is a gorgeous retrospective of his work. Each whole-page color illustration of Wright's building plans and architectural sketches was printed separately. The plates contain numerous previously unpublished Wright drawings. Volume 3 was published in Tokyo, in 1982. This is number A447 of only 500 copies printed. 

Frank Lloyd Wright was a highly influential American architect (1867-1959) whose mastery of space, form, and human-centered design revolutionized the field of architecture and earned him a place among the greatest thinkers and artists of the 20th century. Wright is best known for nature-harmonious edifices such as Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum.

CONDITION:

Very good condition. 50 mounted color plates on heavy card stock. Wrapped in original glassine wrapper and laid into its original printed folder, and set into original heavy terracotta cloth covered clamshell with red titles and ivory latches.  With original cardboard outer box with paper label. Box Dimensions: 23 1/2" H x 18"W.




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