PAUL WINKLER-LEERS (b. 1887)

DRY POINT ETCHING

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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

German

DATED

Circa 1930's

MEDIUM

Dry point etching

SIGNED

Pencil signed bottom RHS

DIMENSIONS

Etching

290mm x 220mm

PRICE

£125

 

A drypoint etching on paper by Paul Winkler-Leers (German, born 1887). This depicts an industrial paper mill. It is signed in pencil in the bottom right corner. An embossed mark below reads “Asten” under a ying-yang blind symbol. 

This etching was issued by the Asten Paper Company, illustrating the early 20th century manufacturing of paper. Circa  early 1930s WPA era limited edition prints. the etching is signed in pencil by Paul Winkler Leers on front. 

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Paul Winkler-Leers (1887 Berlin until after 1963 Berlin, German painter and graphic artist, Stud.b.E. Doepler the Younger and E. Orlik, 1925-30 Federal President of the Federal German Utility Graphics, especially book artist and illustrator as well as industrial and architectural eroder, active in Berlin, Lit., see T. and Vollmer),