Lisl Levinsohn (1924-1983), Austrian/Canadian
THE SOURCE OF WONDER, VERSION 2, MAY 17, 1975
Pen and ink drawing on Crescent Medium Weight Cardboard Company Illustration Board; signed, titled, dated May 17, 1975 and inscribed "at Saigon fall; on April 29, 1975" with inscription: "There are Tears on the drawing for the wasted ..." and further copiously inscribed with poetry by Goethe, Rilke, Nietzche, and Kraus in pen and ink verso
Sheet 30 x 30 in — 76.2 x 76.2 cm
Born in Vienna, Austria, Levinsohn immigrated to Canada in 1964. She specialized in drawings and printmaking. This drawing and the previous Lot 67 are extremely detailed compositions executed entirely with miniscule dashes of black inked lines.
Private Collection, Toronto direct from the artist, friends of the artist