Thus Spake Zarathustra by Christian Schlaeffer

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Artist Statement

"I chose to draw and paint Piz Corvatsch, the iconicpeak visible from Nietzsche\'s Summer residence in the Swiss Town of Sils im Engadin. Whereas Nietzsche climbed it in Summer, I decided to depict it in winter, to reflect the relentless harshness and the level of difficulty of the Text. Nietzsche\'s monumental work is no easy mountain to climb." - Christian Schlaeffer

christian schlaeffer is an animation and illustration artist from Austria. He received his MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art in London in 2013. He lives and works in Germany.

About Recovering the Classics

Recovering the Classics is a collection of new covers for 100 of the greatest works of fiction in the public domain. Together we can help to keep these classics fresh, modern, and accessible to new generations of readers. All cover designs are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.