Estonian Avant-Garde - Cover by Tartu School Artist

Muinaslood naervast inimesest. Ungari keelest tolkinud A. Murakin. (Looduse Universaal-Biblioteek, No 31.) [Tales About the Laughing Man.]

Tartu: Loodus (Bergmann), 1928. First Estonian edition. In original illustrated cover, designed by Peet Aren. 62, (2) p. Small damage to the spine at the tail and the head. Collection stamp on last page. Overall in fine condition.

The designer of the series was Peet Aren (1889–1970) Estonian graphic artist. Aren studied art in St. Petersburg, Vienna and Munich, and was a member of the “Tartu School”. In his early works he expressed national romantic and style of the “Mir Iskusstva”, later he turned to Expressionism and Art Deco.

Price: €300.00

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