Notes on this piece: Volker Kriegel. “The Barnes Collection”.
Work of art by Volker Kriegel created for Julian Barnes’s German publisher Haffmans Verlag to celebrate the author’s fiftieth birthday. The image shows Barnes pointing to framed works of art, each a dust cover of his various German editions published by Haffmans.
Inscribed by Volker Kriegel: “THE BARNES COLLECTION. — FOR JULIAN B. WITH HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS ON THE FIFTIETH BIRTHDAY. FROM HAFFMANS VERLAG.” [Signed and dated “JAN/96”]